A.B.C. Whipple, 1918-2013

Addison Beecher Colvin “Cal” Whipple, war correspondent who became a Washington reporter for Life¬†magazine in 1943, died on St. Patrick’s Day. Cal was responsible for publishing a controversial “Picture of the Week” in Life¬†in 1943, next to an editorial about the reality of World War II. “War Bond sales skyrocketed; and the [government’s] censorship rule was abolished.”
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