Journalist and organizer of the rescue network which helped approximately 2000 to 4000 anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees escape the Holocaust in Nazi Germany. He was given the title "Righteous Among the Nations" by the state of Israel. In addition to his direct assistance in this effort, he has also written numerous publications documenting the abuse of Jews by Hitler's regime, including books and articles for highly esteemed periodicals such as The New York Times. At the age of only 9 years old, during World War I, he held a fundraiser for the American Red Cross with his friends. While attending Harvard University, he founded the highly influential publication Hound & Horn, which would produce the submissions of many students that would later become famous writers. His journalistic career with The Living Age led him to travel to Berlin as a foreign correspondent, where he witnessed the horrific treatment of Jews by Nazis, which inspired him to take action.