A Nieman Fellow Joins Jimmy Breslin's Other Friends in Celebrating His Common Touch

March 2010
Nieman Reports;Spring2010, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p91
The article discusses the highlights of an event honoring journalist Jimmy Breslin at Gluckman Ireland House of New York University in Greenwich Village, New York City. Former New York City Council president Ronnie Eldridge was applauded for successfully encouraging Breslin to attend the event. Among the people who participated were "New York Times" deputy metropolitan editor Mary Ann Giordano and columnist Gail Collins. It mentions that Breslin was in the business for 60 years. He has expressed his opinion about the Iraq and Afghan wars.


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