New York Times Reporter McCandlish Phillips Dies at 85
Posted: 4/18/2013  |  By: Margalit Fox | New York Times
McCandlish Phillips, a former reporter for The New York Times who wrote one of the most famous articles in the newspaper’s history — exposing the Orthodox Jewish background of a senior Ku Klux Klan official — before forsaking journalism to spread the Gospel, died on Tuesday in Manhattan. He was 85.