A Tale of Two Hazlitts
I had no idea that the great economic journalist Henry Hazlitt was indeed related to the great essayist William Hazlitt. Turns out, according to this archival Time article about H. Hazlitt succeeding H.L. Mencken as editor of the American Mercury, William was Henry’s great-great-great uncle. I’m grateful to Scott Lahti for bringing this to my attention.Explore posts in the same categories: Culture, economics, Fun facts comment below, or link to this permanent URL from your own site.