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Daniel Okrent

editor, writer

Daniel Okrent was the first public editor of *The New York Times*, editor-at-large of *Time, Inc.*, and managing editor of *Life* magazine. He worked in book publishing as an editor at Knopf and Viking, and was editor-in-chief of general books at Harcourt Brace. He was also a featured commentator on Ken Burns’s PBS series, *Baseball*, and is author of four books, one of which, *Great Fortune*, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in history. Okrent was also a fellow at the Shorenstein Center at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, where he remains an Associate.