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Rebecca West

Rebecca West (1892-1983) was a British-born author, well known for her novels, journalism, literary criticism, and travel literature. She was committed to feminist and liberal principles and was one of the foremost public intellectuals of the twentieth century. She is known for her studies of the Nazi war-crimes trials at Nuremburg, for which President Harry Truman called her "the world's best reporter." In 1959, she was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire, the female equivalent of an...See more