| Melvin Lasky |
|Born||20 January 1920|
New York, NY, USA
|Died||May 19, 2004 (Age 84)|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
|Parents|| • Samuel Lasky|
• Esther Kantrowitz
|Children|| • Vivienne Lasky|
• Oliver Lasky
|Member of||Committee for the Free World, Freedom House/Board and Staff|
Melvin Jonah Lasky was an American journalist, intellectual, and member of the anti-Communist left.
Lasky founded the German journal Der Monat in 1948 and, from 1958 to 1991, edited Encounter Magazine, one of many journals revealed to have been secretly funded by the CIA through the Congress for Cultural Freedom (CCF).
Lasky was an acquaintance of Monique Garnier-Lançon.