Jack Rosenthal (journalist)

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Jack Rosenthal in 2010

Jacob "Jack" Rosenthal (30 June 1935 – 23 August 2017) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, editor and executive. He was born in Tel Aviv during Mandatory Palestine. He was best known for his work at The New York Times. In 1982, he won the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished editorial writing on national politics and social policy.

Rosenthal was the president of The New York Times Company Foundation from 2000 to 2009. Thereafter, he was a senior fellow at The Atlantic Philanthropies from 2010 to 2014.[1]

Rosenthal died on 23 August 2017 in Manhattan, New York of complications from pancreatic cancer at the age of 82.[2]

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  1. Day, Rachel. "News Release: JFK Presidential Library Opens the Personal Papers of Jacob "Jack" Rosenthal". John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Retrieved 2014-07-31.
  2. Jack Rosenthal, Times Journalist and Civic Leader, Is Dead at 82