Harry S. Ashmore

About Harry S. Ashmore

As executive editor of The Arkansas Gazette, Ashmore (1916–1998) was a leading voice against segregation

1966: Custodians of the City

By Journalism December 15, 1999

[This article originally appeared in the March 1966 issue of Nieman Reports.] I was in Greenville when the age of electronic journalism first came creeping in, and I have always thought that a kind of monument was erected there on … Read more

1960: Asking Rude Questions

By Journalism December 15, 1999

[This article originally appeared in the September 1960 issue of Nieman Reports.] …I remember going over to the President’s house.… And he said, “You know it’s only three years—you’re the third class [of Niemans]. But I think maybe you people … Read more