Ex-Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger dies at Southampton home
Originally published: September 29, 2012 9:24 PM
Updated: September 29, 2012 11:22 PM
By Combined news services
Photo credit: AP | This March 2, 1973 file photo shows New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger in his office in New York. Sulzberger has died at age 86. The newspaper reports that his family says Sulzberger died on Sept. 29, 2012, at his home in Southampton, after a long illness. He had retired in 1992 after three decades at the paper's helm and was succeeded by his son, Arthur Jr.
Former New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, who made history with his decision to publish the Pentagon Papers and led the newspaper to new levels of influence and profit in the last quarter of the 20th century, died Saturday in his Southampton home after a long illness. He was 86.
Sulzberger went by the nickname "Punch" and served with the Marine Corps before joining the Times...
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