Fifteen Nieman Fellowships were awarded to newspapermen last week for study at the University during the coming academic year, when they will be on leave of absence from their papers.
The journalists were selected from over 200 applicants in 39 states to come to Harvard to study under the $1,000,000 Nieman fund established three years ago by Mrs. Agnes Wahl Nieman, widow of the founder of the Milwaukee Journal.
The men are Lowell Limpus, political editor, New York Daily News; Arthur D. Eggleston, labor columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Nathan G. Caldwell, reporter, Nashville Tennessoean; Fred Vanderschmidt, cable news editor,' Associated Press, New York; John H. Crider, reporter, Washington, D.C.;
Vance Johnson, managing editor, Amarillo Daily News; Charles F. Edmundson, editorial writer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch; Boyd T. Simmons, reporter, Detroit News; Harry M. Davis, feature writer, New York Times; William J. Miller, reporter, Cleveland Press; Ralph J. Werner, assistant financial editor, Milwaukee Journal; Harry T. Montgomery, cable news editor, Associated Press, New York;
William M. Pinkerton, reporter, Associated Press, Washington, D.C.: Alexander Kendrick, news reviewer and book editor, Philadelphia Inquirer; and George Chaplin, city editor, Greenville (S.C.) Piedmont.