Profile of Clifton Fadiman
Fadiman’s nickname was Kip… Fadiman graduated from Columbia University in 1925… In the 1970s he was a founding editor of the children’s magazine Cricket… Fadiman’s second wife was Annalee Jacoby, co-author with Theodore White of the 1946 book Thunder Out of China… Their daughter, Anne Fadiman, is the author of the 1997 book The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down… Information Please spawned a popular written almanac by the same name, later incarnated on the web as the Infoplease website. The radio show was created by producer Dan Golenpaul, who also edited early editions of the almanac.
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