Biography

Philip Hersh, the Olympic specialist for Tribune Co., covered 17 Olympics and reported from some 50 countries in 30 years with the Chicago ...

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Philip Hersh

Philip Hersh

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Five continents, 15 Olympics, 31 years and 6,200 stories later, it's time to say goodbye

Five continents, 15 Olympics, 31 years and 6,200 stories later, it's time to say goodbye

November 24, 2015

For nearly half my life, which began in 1946, the Olympics were mainly a foreign concept to most people in the United States.

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