Horace Greeley (February 3, 1811 – November 29, 1872) was an American newspaper editor, a founder of the Liberal Republican Party, a reformer, a politician, and an outspoken opponent of slavery. The New York Tribune (which he founded and edited) was America's most influential newspaper from the 1840s to the 1870s and "established Greeley's reputation as the greatest editor of his day." ... more »
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''Go West, young man, and grow up with the country.''Horace Greeley (1811-1872), U.S. newspaper editor. Hints toward Reforms (1850).