Knowledge Identifier: +James_Bassett_(author)
Born in 1912.
Countries: United States (60%), Maine (20%), Austria (10%)
Linked to: Republican National Committee, United States Navy, Category:Bowdoin College alumni
He entered the United States Navy as lieutenant junior grade in February, 1941, and went on to become public relations officer for Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey
Bassett took leaves from "The Times" to serve in Richard Nixon's vice presidential and presidential campaigns of 1952, 1956 and 1960
He was public relations director for the Republican National Committee in 1954