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A First Draft of History

Ted Poston (1906-1974) was the first African American reporter to spend his career at a major metropolitan daily. For thirty-five years he infused the New York Post with a black viewpoint on topics as varied as the paranoia engendered by McCarthyism and the light-stepping magic of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. Here are some fifty of Poston's best pieces, including a generous sampling of his Post articles and important early work from the Pittsburgh Courier, Amsterdam News, and New Republic. Poston's life as a journalist ...

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