From radio to Reagan, Norman Corwin (1910-2011) fit the pattern.
Nov 7, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 08 • By LAUREN WEINER
No doubt Corwin could also be the sweet old journalism professor described in the obituaries. His influence on his fellow media elites was such that we can view him as their model, past and present. They’re for civil rights and against genocide; less commendable is the way they peg anyone who rejects their solutions to the world’s ills as a mental and moral lowlife. Whenever you encounter this liberal two-step—and it happens most days—you should think of the late Norman Corwin.
Lauren Weiner is writing a book about the artistic wing of the Popular Front.