Arnold Eddy Volunteer Service Award

The 1999 recipient Herbert G. Klein.

Mr. Klein is Vice President and Editor-In-Chief of the Copley  Newspapers.  A graduate of the School of Journalism, he began his career in the 1940 as a copy boy for the Alhambra Post-Advocate, later becoming its news editor.   He moved to the San Diego Evening Tribune and then to the San Diego Union, serving as editor from 1959 to 1968, when he resigned to the join the presidential campaign of Richard M. Nixon.  Mr. Klein played a role in five presidential campaigns, and served as Nixon's press secretary during the Eisenhower administration and later as While House Director of Communications during Nixon's presidency.  He served as President of the USC Alumni Association in 1975-1976 and was awarded USC's Asa V. Call Achievement Award, it's highest honor, for his outstanding commitment to the University.  He has served as a trustee of the University since 1982.