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Horst Faas -- b.4/28/1933 d.5/10/2012 (79)
Photojournalist, German
Misc: best known for images of the Vietnam War

Sir Geoffrey Faber -- b.8/23/1889 d.3/31/1961 (71)
Poet, Publisher, British

John Henry Faber -- b.2/13/1918 d.6/20/1993 (75)
Photographer, Journalist

Clifton Fadiman -- b.5/15/1904 d.6/20/1999 (95)
Critic, Commentator, Editor, Columnist, TV Host, Game Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Misc: Literary editor; radio's Information Please
TV Shows: This is Show Business

John Fairchild -- b.3/6/1927 d.2/27/2015 N.S. (87)
Publisher, Editor
Misc: publisher and editor in chief of Women's Wear Daily, founding editor of W magazine

Bernard Fall -- b.11/19/1926 d.2/21/1967 (40)
Writer, Historian, Austrian

Oriana Fallaci -- b.6/29/1929 d.9/15/2006 (77)
Journalist, Italian

James Fallows -- b.8/2/1949
Writer, Journalist
Book Titles: National Defense, Looking at the Sun, Breaking the News, Blind Into Baghdad, Postcards from Tomorrow, Square, China Airborne

Susan Faludi -- b.4/18/1959
Author, Humanist, Journalist

Katherine Fanning -- b.10/18/1927 d.10/19/2000 (73)
Journalist, Editor

Paula Faris -- b.10/26/1975 N.S.
Correspondent, TV Hostess
TV Shows: The View

Don Farmer -- b.9/27/1938
Newscaster, Journalist

Margaret Farrar -- b.3/23/1897 d.6/11/1984 (87)
Journalist, Editor
Misc: the first editor of The New York Times crossword puzzles

James Thomas Farrell -- b.2/27/1904 d.8/22/1979 (75)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Journalist
Book Titles: Studs Lonigan

Wes Farrell -- b.12/21/1939 d.2/29/1996 (56)
Publisher, Music Producer, Songwriter
Misc: label owner

Ronan Farrow -- b.12/19/1987 N.S.

John Henry Faulk -- b.8/21/1913 d.4/9/1990 (76)
Humorist, Commentator, Panelist
TV Shows: It's News to Me, Hee Haw, Leave It to the Girls

Élie Faure -- b.4/4/1873 d.10/29/1937 (64)
Historian, French
Misc: of art

Henry Fawcett -- b.8/26/1833 d.11/6/1884 (51)
Economist, Professor, British
Misc: Postmaster general

Leonard Feather -- b.9/13/1914 d.9/22/1994 (80)
Lecturer, Critic, Journalist, Historian, Composer, Pianist, English
Book Titles: Encyclopedia of Jazz

Martin Feinstein -- b.11/25/1939

Herbert Feis -- b.6/7/1893 d.3/2/1972 (78)
Author, Historian

Al Feldstein -- b.10/24/1925 d.4/29/2014 (88)
Artist, Writer, Editor
Misc: for Mad Magazine from 1956-1985

Clay S. Felker -- b.10/2/1925 d.7/1/2008 (82)
Publisher, Editor
Misc: founded New York Magazine

Rebecca Felton -- b.6/10/1835 d.1/24/1930 (94)
Author, Commentator, Senator
Misc: the first woman senator

John Fenno -- b.8/23/1751 N.S. or 8/12/1751 Ju-1 d.9/14/1798 N.S. (47)
Newsperson, Publisher
Misc: founder in 1789 of the Gazette of the United States, a major political organ of the Federalist Party.

Millicent Fenwick -- b.2/25/1910 d.9/16/1992 (82)
Writer, Editor, Congressperson
Misc: Vogue Editor; told us to "get out and vogue" decades before MaDonna did.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- b.3/24/1919
Painter, Author, Poet, Publisher, Businessperson
Misc: one of the founders of the Beat movement in San Francisco in the mid 1950s.
Book Titles: A Coney Island of the Mind

Giselle Fernández -- b.5/15/1961
Journalist, Producer/Director, Mexican
TV Shows: Access Hollywood

Cristina Ferrare -- b.2/18/1950
Fashion Editor, Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Model
Names/Places: FN: Cynthia
TV Shows: Home Show

Jimmy Fidler -- b.8/24/1898 d.8/9/1988 (89)
Misc: Gossip

Eugene Field -- b.9/23/1850 d.11/4/1895 (45)
Poet, Humorist, Journalist
Misc: Little Boy Blue

Marshall Field III -- b.9/28/1893 d.11/8/1956 (63)
Publisher, Philanthropist, Banker
Misc: founded Chicago Sun, pub'd Chicago Sun Times, owned N.Y. Daily News

Marshall Field IV -- b.6/15/1916 d.9/18/1965 (49)
Publisher, Editor
Misc: Chicago Daily News, Sunday Times

Marshall V Field -- b.5/13/1941
Misc: chairman; Chicago Sun Times, Daily News

Storm Field -- b.11/25/1948
Weatherman, Meterologist

John Huston Finley -- b.10/19/1863 d.3/7/1940 (76)
Editor, Educator

Louis Fischer -- b.2/29/1896 d.1/15/1970 (73)
Journalist, Historian

Irving Fisher -- b.2/27/1867 d.4/29/1947 (80)

Terence Fisher -- b.2/23/1904 d.6/18/1980 (76)
Editor, Movie Director, English

John Fiske -- b.3/30/1842 d.7/4/1901 (59)
Lecturer, Philosopher, Historian
Names/Places: RN:Edmund Fisk Green

Frances Fitzgerald -- b.10/21/1940
Author, Journalist, Historian

Janet Flanner -- b.3/13/1892 d.11/7/1978 (86)
Writer, Correspondent

Doris Fleeson -- b.5/20/1901 d.8/1/1970 (69)

Nat Fleischer -- b.11/3/1887 d.6/25/1972 (84)
Misc: founded Ring, a boxing magazine

Raoul H. Fleishmann -- b.8/17/1885 N.S. d.3/11/1969 N.S. (83)
Misc: New Yorker Magazine

Ian Lancaster Fleming -- b.5/28/1908 d.8/12/1964 (56)
Author, Columnist, English
Names/Places: b. in London, England
Movie Titles: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (writer), James Bond (series creator)

Rogers Fletcher -- b.1/15/1899 d.??/??/????

Chet Flippo -- b.10/21/1943 d.6/19/2013 (69)
Author, Journalist, Country Singer
Misc: music journalist for Rolling Stone, Billboard, and CMT.

Larry Claxton Flynt -- b.11/1/1942
Misc: Hustler magazine

Eugene Fodor -- b.10/14/1905 d.2/18/1991 (85)
Author, Publisher, Hungarian
Book Titles: Fodor's travel guides

Robert W. Fogel -- b.7/1/1926 d.6/11/2013 (86)

Shelby Foote -- b.11/17/1916 d.6/27/2005 (88)
Writer, Historian
Book Titles: The Civil War

Bertie Charles Forbes -- b.5/14/1880 d.5/6/1954 (73)
Journalist, Publisher, Scotish
Misc: Forbes Magazine founder

Esther Forbes -- b.6/28/1891 d.8/12/1967 (76)
Author, Novelist, Children's Author, Historian

Malcolm S. Forbes -- b.8/19/1919 d.2/24/1990 (70)
Names/Places: b. in New York City; MN:Stevenson
Misc: Sportsman; Forbes magazine owner; Fortune

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes Jr. -- b.7/18/1947
Publisher, Politician
Names/Places: NN: Steve

Paul L. Ford -- b.3/23/1865 d.5/8/1902 (37)
Author, Novelist, Historian, Biographer

Susan Ford -- b.7/6/1957
Author, Photojournalist
Names/Places: MaN: Bales; Betty & Gerald's daughter

Frederick Forsyth -- b.8/25/1938
Author, Journalist, Commentator, Spy, English
Book Titles: The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Fourth Protocol, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fist of God, Icon, The Veteran, Avenger, The Afghan, The Cobra, The Kill List

Gene Fowler -- b.3/8/1890 d.7/2/1960 (70)
Author, Journalist

John William Fox -- b.12/16/1862 d.7/8/1919 (56)
Author, Novelist, Short Story Writer, Journalist

Missy Francis -- b.12/12/1972
Journalist, Actress
Names/Places: aka Melissa Ann Francis
TV Shows: Little House on the Prairie (as Cassandra), Morningstar/Eveningstar

Waldo David Frank -- b.8/25/1889 d.1/9/1967 (77)
Novelist, Historian

Charles Frankel -- b.12/13/1917 d.5/10/1979 (61)
Philosopher, Historian

Max Frankel -- b.4/3/1930
Journalist, Editor, German
Misc: New York Times

Benjamin Franklin -- b.1/17/1706 N.S. or 1/6/1705 J-LD or 1/6/1706 Ju-1 d.4/17/1790 N.S. (84)
Author, Philosopher, Scientist, Inventor, Publisher, Printer, Statesman, Diplomat, Philanthropist, American
Names/Places: b. in Boston; d. in Philadelphia
Misc: Postmaster General; Declaration of Independence signer; invented bifocals, streetlights, lightning rods, stoves, & harmonicas; Elder Statesman of the American Revolution; 1st Ambassador of France; on a $100 bill; in the International Swimming Hall of Fame
Book Titles: Poor Richard's Almanac

Dame Antonia Fraser -- b.8/27/1932 N.S.
Novelist, Biographer, British
Names/Places: aka Lady Antonia Margaret Caroline Fraser, aka Antonia Pakenham and Antonia Pinter

Gordon Fraser -- b.2/4/1908 d.1/1/2000 (91)
Newscaster, Actor

Pauline Frederick II -- b.2/13/1908 d.5/9/1990 (82)
Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, Commentator, TV Hostess, American
Names/Places: aka LN:Robbins; wed 5x's
Misc: news analyst of world affairs, UN correspondent

Douglas Freeman -- b.5/16/1886 d.6/13/1953 (67)
Journalist, Historian
Misc: noted for writings on the Confederacy.

Philip Moran Freneau -- b.1/12/1752 d.12/18/1832 (80)
Poet, Journalist, Editor
Misc: poet of the American Revolution

Ford C. Frick -- b.12/19/1894 d.4/8/1978 (83)
Journalist, Sports Executive, MLB Player
Misc: 3rd MLB Commissioner 1951-65

Alfred Hermann Fried -- b.11/11/1864 d.5/5/1921 (56)
Jewish, Journalist
Misc: Pacifist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate; co-founder of the German peace movement.

Betty Friedan -- b.2/4/1921 d.2/4/2006 (85)
Author, Journalist, Feminist
Names/Places: b. in Peoria, Ill.; RN:Betty Naomi Goldstein
Misc: founded the National Organization of Women (or Nags Of Wrongers)
Book Titles: The Feminine Mystique

Milton Friedman -- b.7/31/1912 d.11/16/2006 (94)
Journalist, Economist
Misc: Nobel winner in 1976

Alfred Friendly -- b.12/30/1911 d.11/7/1983 (71)

Fred F. Friendly -- b.10/30/1915 d.3/3/1998 (82)
Newscaster, Journalist, TV Executive
Names/Places: RN:Ferdinand Wachenheimer
Misc: News & Public Affairs moderator; CBS President

Ragnar Frisch -- b.3/3/1895 d.1/31/1973 (77)
Economist, Norweigan

Barbara Frum -- b.9/8/1937 d.3/26/1992 (54)
Author, Newscaster, Journalist, Canadian

Margaret Fuller -- b.5/23/1810 d.7/19/1850 (40)
Author, Critic, Journalist, Feminist, Social Reformer
Names/Places: FN: Sarah; LN:Ossoli
Misc: Social Critic

Isaac Kauffman Funk -- b.9/10/1839 d.4/4/1912 (72)
Misc: Lutheran minister, religious journalist, Prohibition Party publicist, and spelling reformer.
Book Titles: Funk and Wagnalls

Horace H. Furness -- b.11/2/1833 d.8/13/1912 (78)
Misc: was the most important American Shakespearean scholar of the 19th century.

Jacques Futrelle -- b.4/9/1875 d.4/15/1912 (37)
Mystery Writer, Journalist

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