Tag: Carter Hodding

William Hodding Carter II (February 3, 1907–April 4, 1972) was a prominent Southern U.S. progressive journalist and author. Carter was born in Hammond, Louisiana, the largest community in Tangipahoa Parish, in southeastern Louisiana. His parents were William Hodding Carter I (1881–1955) and the former Irma Dutartre. Among other distinctions in his career, Carter was a Nieman Fellow.