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Lewis L. Gould
Lewis Ludlow Gould (born September 21, 1939) is an American historian and author. He is Eugene C. Barker Centennial Professor Emeritus in American History at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a specialist on 20th century American political history, the history of the Republican Party, and presidential administrations since 1896. He pioneered the scholarly study of presidential spouses. Education and career Gould was born September 21, 1939, in New York City. His father Jack Gould was television critic of ''The New York Times'' from 1947 to 1972. He took his A.B. from Brown University, in 1961, and his PhD in history from Yale University, in 1966. Howard R. Lamar directed his dissertation. He was an instructor and assistant professor at Yale, 1965-1967, then spent his career at the University of Texas at Austin. He became full professor in 1976 and was Eugene C. Barker Centennial Professor of American history, 1983-98. He chaired the History Department, 1980-84. He became prof ...
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Jack Gould
John Ludlow Gould (February 5, 1914 – May 24, 1993) was an American journalist and critic, who wrote commentary about television. Early life and education Gould was born in New York City into a socially prominent family and attended the Loomis School. Career He started as a copy boy at the '' New York Herald Tribune'' in 1932. In 1937 he moved to ''The New York Times'', writing for the drama department and in the 1940s writing also about radio. In 1944 he became the newspaper's radio critic, and in 1948 the chief television reporter and critic. At one point he had eight people working under him. In the early 1960s he was a CBS executive for a short time but returned to the ''Times''. Gould's columns and reviews (along with those of rival John Crosby of the ''Herald Tribune'') were widely read by decision makers in the fledgling medium of television, and Gould had many professional and personal relationships with prominent industry figures such as Edward R. Murrow and Fred F ...
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