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Anne O'hare Mccormick

Anne O'Hare McCormick (1880-1954) was a foreign news correspondent for the New York Times, in an era where the field was almost exclusively "a man's world". In 1937, she won the Pulitzer Prize for correspondence, becoming the first woman to receive a major category Pulitzer Prize in journalism. Born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, UK, in 1880, she was educated in the United States at the College of Saint Mary of the Springs in Columbus, Ohio. After graduating she became an associate editor for the Catholic Universe Bulletin. Her 1911 marriage to Dayton businessman Francis J. "Frank" McCormick, Jr. (1872-1954), an importer and executive of the Dayton Plumbing Supply Company, led to frequent travels abroad, and her career as a journalist became more specialized

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“Today the real test of power is not capacity to make war but the capacity to prevent it.”

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“The percentage of mistakes in quick decisions is no greater than in long-drawn-out vacillation, a ...

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The foundations of the world will be shaky until the moral props are restored.

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The struggle to maintain peace is immeasurably more difficult than any military operation.

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“Whatever punishment does to a nation it does not induce a sense of guilt”

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