Thomas S. Winter

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Thomas S. Winter served as the president and editor-in-chief of Human Events . [1] [2] [3] [4]

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Thomas Winter earned a bachelor's degree in 1959 and an MBA in 1961, both from Harvard University. [1] [2] He joined Human Events in 1961 at the age of 24 as an assistant editor. [1] [2] In 1964, he took over the paper as its editor, and in 1966 he became co-owner and president. [1] [2] [5] He assumed the title editor-in-chief in 1996. [1] [2]

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He also served as vice chairman of the American Conservative Union and treasurer of the Conservative Victory Fund. [1] [2] [6]

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Honors and awards

In 2010, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award by The Phillips Foundation. [7]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Human Events biography Archived 2011-11-07 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 American Conservative Union biography Archived 2011-03-03 at the Library of Congress Web Archives
  3. Michael Crane, The Political Junkie Handbook, SP Books, 2004, p. 534
  4. Lee Edwards, The conservative revolution: the movement that remade America, Free Press, 1999, p. 170
  5. Ronald Lora, William Henry Longton, The conservative press in twentieth-century America, Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999, p.459
  6. Derk Arend Wilcox, The right guide: a guide to conservative, free-market, and right-of-center organizations, Economics America, Inc., 2000, p.43
  7. The Phillips Foundation webpage