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adams, franklin pierce

U.S. newspaper columnist, translator, poet, and radio personality whose humorous syndicated column "The Conning Tower" earned him the reputation of godfather of the contemporary newspaper column. He wrote primarily under his initials, F.P.A.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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