photo credits: Wikimedia Commons
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English, Yiddish
educated at: University of Chicago
occupation: lexicographer, linguist, novelist, writer, screenwriter
award received: George Polk Award
Leo Calvin Rosten (April 11, 1908 – February 19, 1997) was an American humorist in the fields of scriptwriting, storywriting, journalism, and Yiddish lexicography. He was also a political scientist interested especially in the relationship of politics and the media.
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