Katie Scofield Louchheim was born in Manhattan in 1903. She is the author of two books of poetry, With or Without Roses (1966) and Observe the Lark (1985), as well as two other books, By the Political Sea (1970) and The Making of the New Deal: The Insiders Speak (1983). She wrote for The Washington Post, and held multiple political positions, including deputy assistant secretary of state for public affairs in 1962 and vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1956-1960. Louchheim was active in the Roosevelt, Truman, and Kennedy administrations, and was a former United Nations official. She died in 1991.
Audio Recordings with Katie Scofield Louchheim
- Katie Louchheim reading her poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Jan. 5, 1968
- Katie Scofield Louccheim and Henry Taylor reading their poems in the Whittall Pavilion, Apr. 10, 1978