Knowledge Identifier: &The_New_York_Times
Founded in 1851.
Countries: United States (69%), United Kingdom (6%), (6%)
Linked to: The New York Times Company, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, International New York Times
"'The New York Times"' is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since 1851
In 1854, it moved to 138 Nassau Street, and in 1858 it moved to 41 Park Row, making it the first newspaper in New York City housed in a building built specifically for its use
Originally published Monday through Saturday, on April 21, 1861 "The New York Times," joined other major dailies in adding a Sunday edition to offer daily coverage of the Civil War
In the 1880s, "The New York Times" transitioned from supporting Republican candidates to becoming politically independent; in 1884, the paper supported Democrat Grover Cleveland in his first presidential campaign
Eugene V. Debs - On July 9, 1894, a "New York Times" editorial called Debs "a lawbreaker at large, an enemy of the human race
The Ochs-Sulzberger family, one of the United States newspaper dynasties, has owned "The New York Times" since 1896
Adolph Ochs - Beginning with 1896, there was issued weekly a supplement, eventually called "The New York Times Book Review and Magazine"
In 1904, "The New York Times" received the first on-the-spot wireless transmission from a naval battle, a report of the destruction of the Russian fleet at the Battle of Port Arthur in the Yellow Sea from the press-boat "Haimun" during the Russo-Japanese war
In 1910, the first air delivery of "The New York Times" to Philadelphia began
John Wilkes Booth - Earlier, "The New York Times" had published an account by their reporter in 1911 detailing the burial of Booth's body at the cemetery and those who were witnesses
Hall Caine - Caine tried to involve America in the war by writing articles, mainly for "The New York Times" and in 1915 he gave a series of lectures in the USA but these were not well received
Kenesaw Mountain Landis - "The New York Times", July 28, 1916
Joyce Kilmer - "The New York Times" 18 August 1918
In 1920, a "4 A.M. Airplane Edition" was sent by plane to Chicago so it could be in the hands of Republican convention delegates by evening
Adolph Ochs - On August 18, 1921, the 25th anniversary of reorganization, the staff of "The New York Times" numbered 1,885
The "Times" has been criticized for reporter Walter Duranty's, who served as its Moscow bureau chief from 1922 through 1936, series of stories written in 1931 on the Soviet Union
Joseph Nathan Kane - "The New York Times" on May 14, 1933, in an article wrote "a dogged resolution of almost superhuman force that kept him at work so incessantly grilling until it was finished"
In 1935, Anne McCormick wrote to Arthur Hays Sulzberger, "I hope you won't expect me to revert to 'woman's-point-of-view' stuff
Teresa Wright - "Goldwyn-Wright Affray" in "The New York Times", December 19, 1948, page II 5
Boris Pasternak - Between 1958 and 1959, the English language edition spent 26 weeks at the top of "The New York Times"' bestseller list
Hunter S. Thompson - Coming to terms with the failure of the 1960s countercultural movement is a major theme of the novel, and the book was greeted with considerable critical acclaim, including being heralded by "The New York Times" as "by far the best book yet written on the decade of dope"
Hunter S. Thompson - Following the success of "Hells Angels", Thompson was able to publish articles in a number of well-known magazines during the late 1960s, including "The New York Times Magazine", "Esquire", "Pageant", and "Harper's"
Ralph Nader - In early March 1966, several media outlets, including "The New Republic" and "The New York Times", reported that GM had tried to discredit Nader, hiring private detectives to tap his phones and investigate his past, and hiring prostitutes to trap him in compromising situations
Vietnam War - In 1971, the Pentagon Papers, a secret United States Department of Defense history of the United States' political and military involvement in the Vietnam War from 1945 to 1971, were given to Neil Sheehan of "The New York Times" by former State Department official Daniel Ellsberg, with his friend Anthony Russo assisting in copying them
E. L. Doctorow - Published in 1971, it was widely acclaimed, called a "masterpiece" by "The Guardian", and said by "The New York Times" to launch the author into "the first rank of American writers" according to Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
Chiang Kai-shek - Although Japan eventually recognized the People's Republic in 1972, shortly after Kakuei Tanaka succeeded Sato as Prime Minister of Japan, the memory of this relationship was strong enough to be reported by "The New York Times" as a significant factor inhibiting trade between Japan and the mainland
Helen Gandy - However, "The New York Times" quoted an anonymous F.B.I. source in Spring 1975 that "Gandy had begun almost a year before Mr. Hoover's death and was instructed to purge the files that were in his office
Alex Haley - "The New York Times" reported that six million copies of the book had been sold by 1977
Nico - Nico returned to New York in late 1979 where her comeback concert at CBGB in early 1980 was glowingly reviewed in "The New York Times"
Hosni Mubarak - As author Chafetz in "The Search for the Lost Army" points out, on 7 October 1981, a photograph appeared on the front page of The New York Times, above the story reporting Sadat's assassination
Anwar Sadat - As author Chafetz points out in "The Search for the Lost Army", on 7 October 1981, a photograph appeared on the front page of The New York Times, above the story reporting Sadat's assassination
Jerzy Kosinski - Journalist John Corry, wrote a 6,000-word feature article in "The New York Times" in November 1982, responding and defending Kosi?ski, which appeared on the front page of the Arts and Leisure section
Daniel Goleman - McClelland recommended him for a job at "Psychology Today" from which he was recruited by "The New York Times" in 1984
Eudora Welty - "Welty Book is First Harvard U. Best Seller", Edwin McDowell, "The New York Times", March 13, 1984, page C16
Geraldine Ferraro - To defend Ferraro, the pro-choice group Catholics for a Free Choice placed an October 7, 1984, full-page ad in "The New York Times" titled "A Catholic Statement on Pluralism and Abortion"
Martina Navratilova - In 1985, Navratilova released an autobiography, co-written with "The New York Times" sports columnist George Vecsey, titled "Martina" in the U.S. and "Being Myself" in the rest of the world
Dudley Moore - In 1987, Moore was interviewed for "The New York Times" by the music critic Rena Fruchter, herself an accomplished pianist
I. M. Pei - The opening of the Louvre Pyramid coincided with four other projects on which Pei had been working, prompting architecture critic Paul Goldberger to declare 1989 "the year of Pei" in "The New York Times"
Rush Limbaugh - In the 1990s Limbaugh's books "The Way Things Ought to Be" and "See, I Told You So" made "The New York Times" Best Seller list
Rush Limbaugh - Limbaugh frequently mentions the EIB network, but this is a mythic construction, as he told "The New York Times" in 1990
John Grisham - "The Firm" remained on the "The New York Times"' bestseller list for 47 weeks, and became the bestselling novel of 1991
Rush Limbaugh - In December 1990, journalist Lewis Grossberger wrote in "The New York Times" that Limbaugh had "more listeners than any other talk show host" and described Limbaugh's style as "bouncing between earnest lecturer and political vaudevillian"
Jerzy Kosinski - Kosi?ski's novels have appeared on "The New York Times" Best Seller list, and have been translated into over 30 languages, with total sales estimated at 70 million in 1991
Adolph Ochs - Ochs' great-grandson Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. has been publisher of "The New York Times" since 1992
Norodom Sihanouk - A profile of Sihanouk in "The New York Times" stated that the King met Monique Izzi in 1951, when he awarded her a prize in a beauty pageant
Liev Schreiber - Along with his screen work, Schreiber is a well-respected classical actor; in a 1998 review of the Shakespeare play "Cymbeline," "The New York Times" called his performance "revelatory" and ended the article with the plea, "More Shakespeare, Mr. Schreiber
Jamie Lee Curtis - Her 1998 book, "Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day", made the best-seller list in "The New York Times"
John Irving - Irving returned in 1998 with "A Widow for One Year", which was named a "New York Times" Notable Book
Geraldine Ferraro - She partnered with Laura Ingraham, starting in , in writing the alternate-weeks column "Campaign Countdown" on the 2000 presidential election for The New York Times Syndicate
Andrew Lloyd Webber - Having achieved great popular success in musical theatre, in 2001, "The New York Times" referred to Lloyd Webber as being "the most commercially successful composer in history
Nigella Lawson - Also in 2002, she began to write a fortnightly cooking articles for "The New York Times", and brought out a profitable line of kitchenware, called the Living Kitchen range, which is sold by numerous retailers
Michael Crichton - Peter Doran, author of the paper in the January 2002, issue of "Nature" which reported the finding referred to above that some areas of Antarctica had cooled between 1986 and 2000, wrote an opinion piece in the July 27, 2006, "The New York Times" in which he stated "Our results have been misused as 'evidence' against global warming by Michael Crichton in his novel "State of Fear"
Adrian Lamo - In February 2002 he broke into the internal computer network of "The New York Times", adding his name to the internal database of expert sources, and using the paper's LexisNexis account to conduct research on high-profile subjects
In 2003, after the Pulitzer Board began a renewed inquiry, the "Times" hired Mark von Hagen, professor of Russian history at Columbia University, to review Duranty's work
Anthony Zinni - In 2004, Zinni was singled out by "The New York Times" investigative reporter Diana B. Henriques for serving on First Command's board of advisors
Her 2005 book "Buried by the Times" documents the NYT's tendency before, during and after World War II to place deep inside its daily editions the news stories about the ongoing persecution and extermination of Jews, while obscuring in those stories the special impact of the Nazis' crimes on Jews in particular
Jim Jarmusch - Critic Lynn Hirschberg declared "Stranger than Paradise" in a 2005 profile of the director for "The New York Times" to have "permanently upended the idea of independent film as an intrinsically inaccessible avant-garde form"
Alec Baldwin - Baldwin said in a 2006 interview with "The New York Times" that if he did become involved in electoral politics, he would prefer to run for Governor of New York
Michael Chabon - In late 2006, Chabon completed work on "Gentlemen of the Road", a 15-part serialized novel that ran in "The New York Times Magazine" from January 28 to May 6, 2007
Elie Wiesel - On February 13, 2006, "Night" was no. 1 on "The New York Times" bestseller list for paperback non-fiction
Harold Pinter - Sarah Lyall notes in her 2007 interview with Pinter in "The New York Times" that his "latest work, a slim pamphlet called "Six Poems for A.," comprises poems written over 32 years, with "A" of course being Lady Antonia
Rudy Giuliani - By March 2007, "The New York Times" and the "New York Daily News" reported that Giuliani had become estranged from both his son Andrew and his daughter Caroline, missing major events in their lives, such as graduations, and sometimes going long stretches without talking to them, and that neither of them was taking part in his presidential campaign
Michael Bloomberg - An August 2007 story in "The New York Times" asserted that he was often seen chauffeured by two New York Police Department-owned SUVs to an express train station to avoid having to change from the local to the express trains on the Lexington Avenue line
Steve Ditko - "The New York Times" assessed in 2008 that, "By the '70s he was regarded as a slightly old-fashioned odd-ball; by the '80s he was a commercial has-been, picking up wretched work-for-hire gigs
Carl Jung - It was published on October 7, 2009 in German with "separate English translation along with Shamdasani's introduction and footnotes" at the back of the book, according to Sara Corbett for "The New York Times"
Adam Carolla - His book, "In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks", debuted on "The New York Times" Best Seller list in 2010, and his second book "Not Taco Bell Material" reached New York Times bestseller status and received widespread acclaim for its cutting social commentary and humor
Elie Wiesel - On April 18, 2010 in "The New York Times" and on 16 April for three other newspapers, Wiesel wrote a full-page advertisement in which he emphasized the Jewish connection to Jerusalem and criticized the Obama administration for pressuring Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to halt East Jerusalem Jewish settlement construction
Christopher Hitchens - In a June 2010 interview with "The New York Times", he stated that "I still think like a Marxist in many ways
Adam Carolla - And Other Complaints from an Angry Middle-Aged White Guy" was published by Crown Archetype and debuted at number eight on The New York Times Best Seller list for hardcover non-fiction on November 21, 2010
Bernadette Peters - Playbill, January 9, 2011 "The New York Times" reviewer wrote of her performance,
Timothy Leary - In June 2011 "The New York Times" reported that the New York Public Library had acquired Leary's personal archives, including papers, videotapes, photographs and other archival material from the Leary estate, including correspondence and documents relating to Allen Ginsberg, Aldous Huxley, William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, Arthur Koestler, G. Gordon Liddy and other prominent cultural figures
Bill Clinton - In a July 2, 2011 editorial "The New York Times" opined, "The Defense of Marriage Act was enacted in 1996 as an election-year wedge issue, signed by President Bill Clinton in one of his worst policy moments
Tuesday 16th June 2015, The New York Times published an article reporting the tragic deaths of six Irish students staying in Berkeley, California when the balcony they were standing on collapsed and insinuated they were to blame for the collapse