Nebraska Authors

Jack C. Botts

Born ≈ 1925 Ludden, ND

Died 2022-01-06
Lincoln, NE

Places Lived

Ludden, ND
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


The Great Depression; Journalism; Fiction -- Nebraska


Bachelor's Degree, 1949, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Masters Degree, 1950, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


Professor of Journalism, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1966-1990)
Reporter, Wire Editor and Editorial Writer at the Lincoln Journal

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln Journal


Recipient of 1984 Bereuter Distinguished Teaching Award, UNL
Professor Emeritus, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln Journal
Nebraska Writers Guild
Associated Press Managing Editors


The Language of News: A Journalist's Pocket Reference. 1994.
A Pocketful of Plums. 1996.
Play Action. 2002.

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