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Harry McAlpin

White House News Group Honors Black Reporter It Once Barred

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Harry S. McAlpin made history in February 1944 when he became the first black reporter to cover a presidential news conference at the White House. Time magazine and The New York Times noted the milestone. And Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who’d opened the White House doors after entreaties […]

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