Hodding Carter

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    Louisiana-born and today one of the most invigorating and independent of Southern editors, HOODING CARTER received the Southern Literary Award in 1945 and the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in 1946. Educated in the public schools of Hammond. Louisiana, and in the North at Bowdoin College, at the Columbia School of journalism, and as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard in 1939, Mr. Carter served as a cub reporter on the New Orleans Item-Tribune, then as Manager of the AP Bureau in Jackson, Mississippi. Since 1939 he has been editor and publisher of the Delta Democrat-Times in Greenville, Mississippi.