Renowned world correspondent Seymour Topping dead at 98

FILE - AP correspondent Seymour Topping is shown at his typewriter in Berlin, in this July 21, 1958, file photo. Topping, among the most accomplished foreign correspondents of his generation for The Associated Press and the New York Times and later a top editor at the Times and administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, died on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in White Plains, N.Y. He was 99. Topping passed away “peacefully” at White Plains Hospital, his daughter Rebecca said in an emailed statement.