Sir Harold Matthew Evans (born 28 June 1928) is a British-born journalist and writer. Editor of The Sunday Times from 1967 to 1981 and The Times from 1981-82. In 1984, Evans moved to the United States, where he taught at Duke University. Founding editor of Conde Nast Traveler in 1986. President and publisher of Random House trade group from 1990 to 1997. His best known work is The American Century (1998), its sequel is They Made America (2004). Knighted for services to journalism in 2004.
CNN Book News - The American Century
Article about the book by Harold Evans, how diverse people created a democratic and free world power, includes audio clips of the author.
PBS - They Made America
Four-part series, based on the book by Harold Evans, profiles a dozen innovators from the steam engine to the search engine. Includes transcripts and teacher guides.
PBS MediaShift - Harold Evans Sees Bright Future for Print-on-Demand Newspapers
Harold Hear Evans talks about opinion journalism, the importance of reporting and basing opinions on facts. Audio available.
Random House - The American Century
Offers extracts from the book by Harold Evans about America from 1889 through 1989, and an author questions and answers.
Wikipedia - Harold Evans
Biography of the editor, author and journalist includes a bibliography of his works.
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