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(September 11, 1907-July 16, 1973) Born Relman George Morin in Freeport, Illinois. Began journalism career as office boy for Los Angeles Times (1924-26). After graduation from Pomona College (1929), worked as a reporter for Shanghai Evening Post and studied in China; later wrote movie columns for Los Angeles Record (1932-34). Joined Associated Press in 1934, remaining for almost 40 years: as Los Angeles editor (1934-37), Tokyo bureau chief (1937-40), Far East correspondent (1940-41), war correspondent (1942-45); and bureau chief in Paris (1945-47), Washington, D.C. (1947-48), and New York (1948-72). From December 1941 to August 1942 was imprisoned by the Japanese secret police on espionage charges; wrote Circuit of Conquest (1943) about his time in Asia. Won the Pulitzer Prize in 1951 for coverage of the Korean War and in 1958 for his reporting of the Little Rock school crisis. Died in New York City. Author of East Wind Rising: A Long View of the Pacific Crisis (1960), A Reporter Reports (1960); Churchill: Portrait of Greatness (1965), Assassination: The Death of President John F. Kennedy (1968), Dwight D. Eisenhower: A Gauge of Greatness (1969), and The Associated Press Story of Election 1968 (1969).