Charles Bailey, II

This is the profile of a former Board member. Biographical information is not maintained and may be out of date.

A journalist by profession, Charles W. Bailey began his career as a reporter
for the Minneapolis Tribune in 1950. He served as Washington
correspondent for the Minneapolis Tribune from 1954 to 1972, when he
became the editor of the Tribune, a position he held until 1982. From
1983 to 1987, he was the Washington editor for National Public Radio. He
was a director of the American Society of Newspaper Editors and chaired
its Freedom of Information Committee. In his second career as a writer
he has several books to his credit, including Seven Days In May (with
Fletcher Knebel) and The Land Was Ours, a historical novel of the Great
Plains. Mr. Bailey received his B.A. from Harvard University.

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