RIP Ralph Hallow

Ralph was a two-time guest on CLBR.

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As Democrats, many of us view the conservative Washington Times as a political enemy and can recount a range of emotions after a conservative friend forwards one of their articles. Today was such a day, as a former Republican Congressional aide sent me the Washington Times announcement of the death of their longtime columnist Ralph Hallow whom I was proud to call my friend.

Ralph was a former Conservative Columnist of the Year and his six-decade career included serving as theWashington Times’chief political writer andon theChicago Tribune, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Washington Timeseditorial boards. He was a Ford Foundation Fellow in Urban Journalism at Northwestern University, resident at Columbia University Editorial-Page Editors Seminar and has filed stories from Berlin, Bonn, London, Paris, Geneva, Vienna, Amman, Beirut, Cairo, Damascus, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Belgrade, Bucharest, Panama and Guatemala.

The Washington Times story notes that Ralph was “known for his gregarious…

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