Leo Bogart

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Leo Bogart

 was a Polish-born, former U.S. Army Intelligence officer in World War II. He authored more than a dozen books and hundreds of media trade journal articles. Dr. Bogart served as the executive vice president and general manager of the Newspaper Advertising Bureau; taught marketing at New York University, Columbia University and the Illinois Institute of Technology; and was a senior fellow at the Center for Media Studies at Columbia and a Fulbright research fellow in France. At the time of his death, Bogart was a director and senior consultant for Innovation, an international media consulting firm, and wrote a column for Presstime, the magazine of the Newspaper Association of America.

Bogart died October 15, 2005, ten weeks after being diagnosed with babesiosis, a tickborne, malaria-like disease that destroys red blood cells.

Obituary published in The New York Times on 10/19/2005.

Read Article: Leo Bogart, 84, Sociologist Who Studied Role of Media in Culture, Is Dead

Quilt Square made by Christina Murphy for Leo Bogart to add onto the Lyme Quilt.


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