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John Strohmeyer dies

Nieman Notes March 10, 2010

John Strohmeyer, who chronicled the demise of Bethlehem, Pa. turbulent steel industry and won a Pulitzer Prize for editorials dissipating racial tensions in that city, died at 85 on March 3. He was a 1953 Nieman Fellow. Read more

Don Janson dies at 87

Nieman Notes February 5, 2009

Don Janson, who's long career in journalism included 34 years with The New York Times, died Feb. 1 at the age of 87. By the time he retired he had interviewed nine U.S. presidents and covered many of the most notable events of the 1950s, '60s, '70s and '80s. Janson was a 1953 Nieman Fellow. Read more