Craig R. Whitney Papers, 1965-66, 1969, 1986, 1993, 2016, 2019 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 26/20/222
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Description: Papers of Craig R. Whitney (1943- ) (A.B., Harvard 1965) New York Times, reporter, foreign correspondent, and editor (1965-2009) contain autobiographical memoir Unraveling Time (2016), and correspondence from James B. Reston (1965-66, 1969, 1986, 1993 regarding hiring of Whitney as one of the "Reston Clerks," advice on: writing style, how best to respond to mail from readers of the Times, Whitney's military service as speechwriter to Paul Nitze, 1980s emergence of "news fakers" in governmental circles, differing ways to obtain "scoops," and Reston's speculation on the identity of "Deep Throat."