Walter Goodman' (deceased 2002) "a former television critic and reporter for the New York Times who also wrote a well-received book on the Communist hunts of the 1950s...
"Born in the Bronx, Goodman graduated with a journalism degree from Syracuse University and held a variety of editing and writing jobs for publications such as the New Republic and Playboy before joining the New York Times.
"As a television critic, Goodman focused on news programs and documentaries.
"In the late 1960s, he wrote ”The Committee: The Extraordinary Career of the House Committee on Un-American Activities.”" 
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- Walter Goodman, 74; Former N.Y. Times Reporter, TV Critic, LA Times, accessed October 13, 2008.