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David Halberstam

David HalberstamBorn: 10-Apr-1934
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 23-Apr-2007
Location of death: Menlo Park, CA
Cause of death: Accident - Automobile

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Powers That Be

Father: Charles Halberstam (surgeon)
Mother: Blanche (teacher)
Brother: Michael Halberstam (cardiologist, d. 1980 murder, home invasion)
Wife: Elzbieta Czyzewska (actress, m. 13-Jun-1965, div. 1975)
Wife: Jean Halberstam (one daughter)

    High School: Roosevelt High School, Yonkers, NY
    University: BA Journalism, Harvard University (1955)

    Harper's Contributing Editor (1967-71)
    The New York Times Foreign correspondent (1960-67)
    The Nashville Tennessean Reporter (1956-60)
    West Point Daily Times Leader Reporter (1952-56)
    The Harvard Crimson
    Academy of Achievement (1994)
    Women's Campaign Forum
    Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting 1964 on the Vietnam War
    Polk Award 1963
    Draft Deferment: Korea 2-S

    Vietnam: In the Year of the Pig (25-Oct-1968) · Himself

Author of books:
The Noblest Roman (1961, novel)
The Making of a Quagmire (1965, nonfiction)
One Very Hot Day (1968, novel)
Ho (1971, biography)
The Best and the Brightest (1972, nonfiction)
The Powers That Be (1975, nonfiction)
The Reckoning (1986, nonfiction)
Summer of '49 (1989, sports)
The Fifties (1993, nonfiction)
October 1964 (1994, sports)
The Children (1998, nonfiction)
Playing For Keeps (1999, biography of Michael Jordan)
Firehouse (2002, nonfiction, on men involved in 9/11 aftermath)
The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship (2003, nonfiction)
The Education of a Coach (2005, nonfiction)
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War (2007, nonfiction)

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