Miller Center

Robert Allen

Speaker: Robert S. Allen
Date: May 30, 1969
Covered Lyndon B. Johnson?s political life. Reporter for Capital Times, Wisconsin State Journal, and Milwaukee Journal prior to 1923. European correspondent for Christian Science Monitor (1923-1924). Reporter for United Press Association during mid-1920s. Chief of Washington bureau for Christian Science Monitor until 1931. Author, with Drew Pearson, of syndicated newspaper column "Washington Merry-Go-Round" (1931-1942). Author of syndicated newspaper column "Inside Washington" (1949-1980). Also worked as reporter for International News Service and as Washington correspondent for Philadelphia Record.