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Arthur O. Sulzberger, the publisher who transformed the New York Times, dies at 86

By Gideon Lichfield
New YorkPublished Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, known by his nickname “Punch” (because his sister’s name was Judy), was the publisher of the New York Times from 1963 to 1992. He turned it from an influential but somewhat provincial city paper into a global paper of record, and his decision in 1971 to publish the Pentagon Papers, a leaked secret government history of the Vietnam war, did much to establish the American journalistic credo of “speaking truth to power.”

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