Welcome Guest
( Log In | Register )
The time is now 2:46 pm
You last visited January 21, 2017, 2:27 pm
All times shown are
Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)

Alexander Quote


Last Edited: August 14, 2011, 10:24 pm

"We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again." 

       ~ Shana Alexander ~


Shana Alexander, the pioneering American journalist who was the first female staff writer at Life magazine, was best known for her combative "Point-Counterpoint" segments with conservative James Kilpatrick on 60 Minutes, which became fodder for a long-running Saturday Night Live spoof. She was born in 1925 in New York City. Her first assignment as a journalist was to interview the stripper Gypsy Rose Lee. She wrote several nonfiction books, mostly true crime accounts. She died in 2005.

Entry #72


This Blog entry currently has no comments.

You must be a Lottery Post member to post comments to a Blog.

Register for a FREE membership, or if you're already a member please Log In.