Virginius Dabney

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Virginius Dabney was editor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch for 33 years and a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his editorial writing. He was the author of a dozen books including Virginia: The New Dominion, Richmond: The Story of a City, and The Jefferson Scandals, a Rebuttal, which was a refutation of the Sally Hemings allegations. He wrote for The New York Times and other publications, and served as president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors.

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December 1961

His feat was more daring than Paul Revere’s, but Virginia’s hero had, alas, no Longfellow