Harrison Salisbury

Harrison Salisbury was born on November 14, 1908 in Minnesota. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times who was also the author of over two dozen books on the communist world.
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🎂 Harrison Salisbury - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Harrison Salisbury die, Harrison Salisbury was 84 years old.

Popular As Harrison Salisbury
Occupation Novelist
Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born November 14, 1908 (Minnesota)
Birthday November 14
Town/City Minnesota
Nationality Minnesota

🌙 Zodiac

Harrison Salisbury’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Harrison Salisbury was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times who was also the author of over two dozen books on the communist world.

Before Fame

He spent 20 years working the foreign bureaus of United Press and served as the Moscow bureau chief of the New York Times from 1949 to 1954.


Despite criticism from Senator Joseph McCarthy and his supporters that his stories were too sympathetic toward the Russians, he still won the Pulitzer in 1955.

Family Life

He grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota as the son of Percy Pritchard Salisbury and Georgiana Evans Salisbury.

Associated With

His sympathetic portrayals of Martin Luther King and the civil rights struggle in the deep south prompted a $6 million libel lawsuit against the New York Times, which was found in favor of the newspaper.

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