Remembering Jimmy Breslin, Legend Of New York City Journalism

Mar 20, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jimmy Breslin died Sunday at the age of 88. Breslin’s writing, which appeared in New York City newspapers for 40 years, evoked working-class characters like the man who dug President John F. Kennedy’s grave.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young remembers Breslin with reporter Jon Kalish (@kalishjon), who calls Breslin “the tabloid voice of the little guy.”

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit