Jimmy Breslin Quotes

I don't know why people are always afraid of a nuclear blast.

Breslin was criticized in a Federal report for his alarmist news coverage of the Three Mile Island nuclear mishap:
Jimmy Breslin
Jimmy Breslin
  • Born: October 17, 1928
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Entertainer

James Earle Breslin was an American journalist and author. Until the time of his death, he wrote a column for the New York Daily News Sunday edition. He wrote numerous novels, and columns of his appeared regularly in various newspapers in his hometown of New York City. He served as a regular columnist for the Long Island newspaper Newsday until his retirement on November 2, 2004, though he still published occasional pieces for the paper. He was known for his newspaper columns which offered a sympathetic viewpoint of the working-class people of New York City, and was awarded the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary "for columns which consistently champion ordinary citizens".