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Harold Evans

Evans in New York City, November 2009
Born Harold Matthew Evans
(1928-06-28) 28 June 1928 (age 88)
Newton Heath, Manchester, England, UK
Nationality British, American
Alma mater Durham University
Occupation Journalist, editor in chief
Notable credit(s) The Sunday Times
The Week Magazine
The Guardian
BBC Radio 4
Spouse(s) Tina Brown

I think America has a brilliant future.
In journalism it is simpler to sound off than it is to find out. It is more elegant to pontificate than it is to sweat.
Harold Evans
Actions are always more complex and nuanced than they seem. We have to be willing to wrestle with paradox in pursuing understanding.
Harold Evans
For 50 years my father worked for the railroad.
The camera cannot lie, but it can be an accessory to untruth.
Attempting to get at truth means rejecting stereotypes and cliches.
When I first came to the United States in 1956 I fell in love with things – mainly the vitality and the freedoms.
Harold Evans
Throughout America's young history there has been a necessary tension between the individual and the group.
Harold Evans