George Anthony Weller
(July 13, 1907 – December 19, 2002) was an American novelist
, and Pulitzer Prize
for The New York Times
and Chicago Daily News
. He was a native of Boston
and a former editorial chair of The Harvard Crimson.
Weller's reports from Nagasaki
after the nuclear bombing were censored by the United States
military but appeared in a book in 2002.
Life and career
Weller was born in Boston on July 13, 1907, and graduated from the Roxbury Latin School in 1925 and Harvard College in 1929. During his senior year at Harvard, Weller wrote the book and co-wrote the lyrics for the 83rd annual Hasty Pudding Club musical comedy production Fireman, Save My Child!
He studied acting in Vienna, Austria as the only American member of Max Reinhardt's theater company. Weller was named to the Balkan reporting team of The New York Times
, and during the 1930s also published two novels, numerous short stories, and freelance journalism from around Europe.Betty Wason
, Miracle in Hellas: The Greeks Fight On.
"Departure from Athens", 1943, pp.109–111.
Weller was married twice, first in 1932 to artist Katherine Deupree (1906–1984) of Cincinnati, with whom he had a daughter Ann. They divorced in 1944, and in 1948 he married reporter Charlotte Ebener
(1918–1990): their marriage ended with Charlotte's death.
In 1957 Weller had a second child, Anthony,Nichols, Darren v Weller, Anthony Residential Tribunal of New... Read More