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7 Persons in the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame:

Ann Landers

Real/Birth Name:
Esther Pauline Friedman
Also Known As:
Eppie Lederer
Nickname(s):
Eppie
Gender:
Female
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Age at Death:
83, 12 days before her 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Advice columnist from Chicago - began in 1955, replacing original columnist who died. Column Dear Ann Landers. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame.

Chester Gould

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Gould
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Created cartoon strip Dick Tracy which he drew from 1931 to 1977. Oklahoma Cartoonists Hall of Fame 2005. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 2001.

Gene Siskel

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Kal Siskel
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
53, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Cinema critic and journalist for the newspaper Chicago Tribune. TV show Siskel & Ebert at the Movies. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame.

Paul Harvey

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Harvey Aurandt
Also Known As:
Paul Aurandt
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Book More of Paul Harvey's The Rest of the Story. Radio show Paul Harvey News and Comment, where he often said, "... and now, the rest of the story". Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1955. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1979. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1993.

Ring Lardner

Real/Birth Name:
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Column You Know Me Al for magazine Saturday Evening Post. Wrote novels and plays. Baseball writer. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. NSMA Hall of Fame 1967.

Roger Ebert

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Joseph Ebert
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Name pronounced "EE-burt." Wrote script for movie Beyond the Valley of the Dolls. TV show Siskel & Ebert at the Movies. Won a Pulitzer Prize as a cinema critic, the first to do so. Columnist for newspaper Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 23 June 2005.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Studs Terkel

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Terkel
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Books Giants of Jazz, Working, The Good War winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1985. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 2009. Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2001. National Humanities Medal 1997.
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