12 Facts About Anthony Leviero


Anthony Harry Leviero was an American journalist who spent over two decades as a reporter for The New York Times.

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Anthony Leviero won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1952.

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Anthony Leviero attended Columbia University and City College of the City University of New York.

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Anthony Leviero worked for that newspaper as a night police reporter in the Bronx from 1926 to 1928.

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Anthony Leviero was hired by the New York Times in 1929 and worked as a reporter for the newspaper until 1941, when he entered the US Army.

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In 1941, Anthony Leviero was called up for active duty in the Army as a reserve first lieutenant.

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Anthony Leviero served overseas in military intelligence and left the Army in September 1945 as a lieutenant.

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Anthony Leviero was in the White House when two members of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party tried to assassinate Truman at Blair House.

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Anthony Leviero ran across the street and wrote a report on the attempt.

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Anthony Leviero died of a coronary occlusion in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, on September 3,1956.

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Anthony Leviero served for a time as president of the White House Correspondents' Association.

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Anthony Leviero was awarded the 1952 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.

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