Firing the General

When Gen. MacArthur went public with his urgings for an ...


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Finley Peter Dunne

Finley Peter Dunne was born in Chicago in 1867 and at age eighteen went to work as a journalist. He wrote for the Chicago Times, the Evening Post, the Times-Herald, and the Journal, the latter of which he edited from 1897 to 1900. “Mr. Dooley” first appeared in the Chicago Times-Herald.  In the early years of the twentieth century, Dunne joinred with Ida Tarbell, Lincoln Steffens, and others in editing the American Magazine while it was a premier muckraking journal. He died in 1936.