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"The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history." - Carl T Rowan
Journalist and author Carl Thomas Rowan (19252000) was born in Ravenscroft,
Tennessee, USA. One of the most prominent contemporary black journalists, he was
a prizewinning reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune (195061), and later (from
1965) became a nationally syndicated columnist, as well as a radio commentator
and a panelist (196796) on the weekly television show Inside Washington.
He also served as ambassador to Finland (19634) and as director of the US
Information Agency (19645).
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