Murray Kempton

American journalist

James Murray Kempton (1917 - 1997) was a journalist who won the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary.


  • The faces in New York remind me of people who had played a game and lost.
  • Great care has gone into the construction of the shadow which declares itself to be Richard Nixon.
  • If you talk to gangsters long enough, you’ll find out they’re just as bad as respectable people.
  • In baseball, the true class enemy is not the boss, but the fan.

External linksEdit

Wikipedia has an article about: