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Leo Bogart

Born: 23-Sep-1921
Birthplace: Lwow, Poland
Died: 15-Oct-2005
Location of death: Manhattan, NY [1]
Cause of death: Infection [2]

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sociologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Preserving the Press

Military service: US Army (Signal Intelligence Corps, WWII)

[1] Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, NY.

[2] Babesiosis, a parasitic infection not unlike Lyme Disease.

Wife: Agnes Cohen (until his death, one son, one daughter)
Son: Gregory Charles Bogart
Daughter: Michele Helene Bogart (Professor of Art History, b. 1952)

    University: BA, Brooklyn College (1941)
    University: PhD Sociology, University of Chicago (1950)

    American Association for Public Opinion Research President
    Newspaper Advertising Bureau VP
    World Association of Public Opinion Research President

Author of books:
Strategy in Advertising (1967, media studies)
Silent Politics: Polls and the Awareness of Public Opinion (1972, social studies)
Press and Public: Who Reads What, When, Where, and Why in American Newspapers (1981, media studies)
Preserving the Press: How Daily Newspapers Mobilized to Keep Their Readers (1991, media studies)
Commercial Culture: The Media System and the Public Interest (1995, media studies)
Finding Out: Personal Adventures in Social Research: Discovering What People Think, Say and Do (2003, memoir)
How I Earned the Ruptured Duck: From Brooklyn to Berchtesgaden in World War II (2004, memoir)
Over the Edge: How the Pursuit of Youth by Marketers and the Media Has Changed American Culture (2005, media studies)

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