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|Birth:||15th May, 1904|
|Death:||20th June, 1999|
|Profession:||Author, Editor, Radio Personality, Teacher, Television Personality|
Clifton Paul "Kip" Fadiman was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was an American teacher, author, editor, radio and television personality. After graduation from Columbia, Fadiman taught English at the Ethical Culture High School in the Bronx from 1925 to 1927. He worked ten years for Simon & Schuster, ending as its chief editor. In the 1970s he was also senior editor of Cricket Magazine, where he wrote the book review column for children, "Cricket's Bookshelf". While still at the New Yorker, Fadiman became well-known on radio, where he hosted its most popular quiz show, Information, Please! from May 1938 to June 1948. His longest-lasting TV program was This Is Show Business, which ran on CBS from July 15, 1949 to March 9, 1954. He was also the last master of ceremonies to host the ABC-TV game show The Name's the Same. He received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation.
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