Greene, A. C.

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Name
Greene, A. C. Gender: M
Alvin Carl Greene, Jr.
born on 4 November 1923 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Abilene, Texas, 32n27, 99w44
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 11°17' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 17°13 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 16°37'



Biography

American writer: a memoirist, fiction writer, historian, poet, and influential book critic in Dallas, Texas. As a newspaper journalist, he had been a book critic and editor of the Editorial Page for the Dallas Times Herald when JKF was assassinated. Leaving full-time journalism in 1968, Greene went on to become a prolific author of books, notably on Texas lore and history. His notoriety led to stints in radio and TV as talk-show host. By the 1980s, his commentaries were being published by major media across the country. He had become a sought-after source for Texas history, antidotes, cultural perspective, facts, humor, books, and politics. When the 1984 Republican National Convention was held in Dallas, Greene granted sixty-three interviews about Texas topics to major media journalists. He died on 5 April 2002 in Salado, Texas.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "A Personal Country" by A. C. Greene (University of North Texas Press, 1998), p. 104: "I was born at noon one Sunday in a thing called the Abilene Emergency Hospital."

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer (Radio host)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian (Texan history)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Memoirist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic (Book critic)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor