Drew Pearson Quotes

Mr [Harry] Truman announced today that Russia had set off its first atomic explosion. Public reaction was varied…. Today the Brooklyn Dodgers are one-half behind the St Louis in the National League and the Yanks and the Boston Red Sox are neck and neck. And the American public is basically probably more interested in this race than in the race of atomic energy.

Drew Pearson
Drew Pearson
  • Born: December 13, 1897
  • Died: September 1, 1969
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  • Profession: Journalist, Columnist

Andrew Russell Pearson was one of the best-known American columnists of his day, noted for his syndicated newspaper column "Washington Merry-Go-Round," in which he criticized various public persons. He also had a program on NBC Radio titled Drew Pearson Comments.

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