Russell Baker, Pulitzer-winning NY Times columnist and humorist, dies at 93

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Russell Baker, Pulitzer-winning NY Times columnist and humorist, dies at 93

Jan 23 2019

Russell Baker, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose whimsical, irreverent “Observer” column appeared in The New York Times and hundreds of other newspapers for 36 years and turned a backwoods-born Virginian into one of America’s most celebrated writers, died on Monday at his home in Leesburg, Va. He was 93.

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