Milestones: Sep. 30, 1985

DIED. Manfred Gottfried, 85, journalist who in June 1922 became the first editorial employee of TIME, where he wrote as much as one-third of the magazine's copy in its early days and over a 43-year career at Time Inc. edited the National Affairs and Business sections, helped launch Fortune as an associate editor (1931-33) and then served as managing editor of TIME (1937-43), co-editor in chief (1943-45) and chief of foreign correspondents (1946-57); in Falmouth, Mass.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!