Charles Burchill Lynch
Charles Burchill Lynch journalist, author (b Cambridge, Mass 3 Dec 1919; d at Ottawa 21 July 1994). Lynch came to Canada at the age of 2 weeks and was educated at Saint John, NB. At 17 he began his newspaper career as a reporter with the Saint John Citizen.
Lynch, Charles Burchill
Charles Burchill Lynch journalist, author (b Cambridge, Mass 3 Dec 1919;
Later, he was a Reuters correspondent covering the war crimes trials in Nuremburg. He was chief of Southam News Services and for 2 decades wrote a 5-times-weekly column for the Southam chain. At age 65 he assumed a new role as freelance columnist. His first book, China, One Fourth of the World (1965), was based on his dispatches from a two-month tour of the People's Republic of China. Other publications include You Can't Print That! (1983) and A Funny Way to Run a Country (1986). Lynch became an Officer in the Order of Canada in 1977 and in 1981 was inducted into the Canadian News Hall of Fame.