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A fine biographical piece on Mark Kram by Mark Kram

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by jgmacg, Aug 9, 2007.

  1. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

  2. I would like to know the real story behind the "beaning."

    I wonder if Kram Jr. ever found out if there was more to the story. I suspect not, or he would have revealed it.
  3. In Exile

    In Exile Member

    That was terrific - thanks for digging it up jgmacg. There are a handful of connections in this business that have made the endless parade of the mundane palatable, but I must say that several long, generous and completely unexpected conversations with Mark Kram are in that very small pantheon of the worthy and unforgettable.
  4. Colton

    Colton Active Member

  5. Luggie --

    You familiar with this chap?

    Lugh -- Irish god of the sun.
  6. Boy, did I post that on the wrong thread.
    I am an idiot.
  7. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    But your heart's in the right place.
  8. friend of the friendless

    friend of the friendless Active Member

    Sirs, Madames,

    Sr ... as good as ever was. Jr ... over-powering stuff.

    YHS, etc
  9. Jones

    Jones Active Member

    I'm ashamed to admit that while I suppose I've always known there were two Mark Krams, I've never actually made the distinction when reading one or the other's work. No matter which one wrote it, it was Mark Kram, if that makes any sense, like they were one person, or two people working on the same typewriter. I won't make that mistake now.

    Thanks for posting this, jgmacg. Good, good story.
  10. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    An amazing piece . . . not to mention one of the greatest "hazards of the profession" rundowns ever
    recorded for public scrutiny.

  11. Bears00

    Bears00 Member

    Thanks for posting that. Great stuff.
  12. Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Well-Known Member

    Most of us won't have anywhere near the tale to tell, good or bad, at the end of our careers.
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