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Franz Wright (1953 - 2015)

Franz Wright (March 18, 1953 – May 14, 2015) was an American poet. He and his father James Wright are the only parent/child pair to have won the Pulitzer Prize in the same category. Life and...

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James Wright (1927 - 1980)

) James Arlington Wright (December 13, 1927 – March 25, 1980) was an American poet. Life Wright first emerged on the literary scene in 1956 with The Green Wall, a collection of formalist v...

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David Gaub McCullough MP

David Gaub McCullough (pronounced /məˈkʌlə/; born July 7, 1933) is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and...

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William Rose Benét (1886 - 1950)

William Rose Benét (February 2, 1886 – May 4, 1950)  was the brother of the poet and novelist Stephen Vincent Benét and the husband of the American poet Elinor Wylie. He was...

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Stephen Vincent Benét MP (1898 - 1943)

American muse, whose strong and diverse heart  So many men have tried to understand  But only made it smaller with their art  Because you are as various as your land ... ...

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Jared Mason Diamond MP

Los Angeles

Wikipedia Book: "Collapse. How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive" 2005. Jared Mason Diamond (born September 10, 1937) is an American scientist and author best known for his popular science books ...

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Garry Trudeau MP

Garretson Beekman "Garry" Trudeau (born July 21, 1948) is an American cartoonist, best known for the Doonesbury comic strip. Background and education Trudeau was born in New York City, the son of...

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Norman Mailer MP (1923 - 2007)

Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, poet, playwright, screenwriter and film director. Along with Truman Capote, Joan D...

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Bernard Malamud MP (1914 - 1986)

Bernard Malamud (1914 - 1986) American author of novels and short stories. Along with Saul Bellow and Philip Roth, he was one of the best known American Jewish authors of the 20th century. His baseball...

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Mark Strand MP (1934 - 2014)

Mark Strand (April 11, 1934 – November 29, 2014) was a Canadian-born American poet, essayist and translator. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1...

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Frank Loesser MP (1910 - 1969)

Frank Henry Loesser (/ˈlɛsər/;[1] June 29, 1910 – July 28, 1969) was an American songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway hits Guys and Dolls and How To S...

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Edna Ferber MP (1885 - 1968)

Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 – April 16, 1968) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright. Her novels were especially popular and included the Pulitzer Prize-winning So Big (1...

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Oscar Handlin MP (1915 - 2011)

Oscar Handlin (September 29, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York – September 20, 2011 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American historian. As a professor of history at Harvard University for over 50...

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Stephen Michael Reich MP

Stephen Michael Reich (/ˈraɪʃ/;[1] born October 3, 1936) is an American composer who, along with La Monte Young, Terry Riley, and Philip Glass, pioneered minimal music in the mid...

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Philip Roth MP

Connecticut, United States

Philip Milton Roth (born March 19, 1933)[1] is an American novelist. He first gained attention with the 1959 novella Goodbye, Columbus, an irreverent and humorous portrait of American-Jewish life for...

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Herbert Lawrence Block MP (1909 - 2001)

Herbert Lawrence Block, commonly known as Herblock (October 13, 1909 – October 7, 2001), was an American editorial cartoonist and author best known for his commentaries on national domestic an...

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Wendy Wasserstein MP (1950 - 2006)

Wendy Wasserstein (October 18, 1950 – January 30, 2006) was an American playwright. She was an Andrew Dickson White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University. She received the Tony Award for Be...

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Art Buchwald MP (1925 - 2007)

Arthur "Art" Buchwald (October 20, 1925 – January 17, 2007) was an American humorist best known for his long-running column in The Washington Post, which in turn was carried as a syndicated co...

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Moss Hart MP (1904 - 1961)

Moss Hart (October 24, 1904 – December 20, 1961) was an American playwright and theatre director. Early years[edit] Hart was born in New York City and grew up in relative poverty with his En...

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David Remnick MP

David Remnick (born October 29, 1958) is an American journalist, writer, and magazine editor. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for his book Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire. Rem...

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William Lewis Safire MP (1929 - 2009)

William Lewis Safire[1] (/ˈsæfaɪər/; December 17, 1929 – September 27, 2009)[2] was an American author, columnist, journalist, and presidential speechwriter. He w...

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Jules Ralph Feiffer MP

Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929)[1] is an American syndicated cartoonist, most notable for his long-run comic strip titled Feiffer. He has created more than 35 books, plays and screenplays...

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Art Spiegelman MP

American comics artist, editor, and advocate for the medium of comics, best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning comic book memoir, Maus.

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Caroline Pafford Miller (1903 - 1992)

Caroline Pafford Miller (August 26, 1903 – July 12, 1992) was an American writer. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1934 for her first novel, Lamb in His Bosom, about her home state of Georgia...

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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896 - 1953)

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (August 8, 1896 – December 14, 1953) was an American author who lived in rural Florida and wrote novels with rural themes and settings. Her best known work, The Yearli...

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David M. Potter (1910 - 1971)

David Morris Potter (6 December 1910 – 18 February 1971) was an American historian of the South. He was born in Augusta, Georgia, and graduated from Emory University in 1932. At Yale he worked...

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Dumas Malone (1892 - 1986)

Dumas Malone (January 10, 1892 – December 27, 1986) was an American historian, biographer, and editor noted for his six-volume biography on Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson and His Time, for which ...

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Claude Sitton (1925 - 2015)

Claude Fox Sitton (December 4, 1925 – March 10, 2015) was an American newspaper reporter and editor. He worked for the The New York Times during the 1950s and 1960s, eventually becoming the pa...

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Leonard D. White (1891 - 1958)

Leonard Dupee White (January 17, 1891 – February 23, 1958) was an American historian who specialized in public administration in the United States. His technique was to study administration in...

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C. Vann Woodward (1908 - 1999)

Comer Vann Woodward (November 13, 1908 – December 17, 1999) was a preeminent American historian focusing primarily on the American South and race relations. He was considered, along with Richa...

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Merlo J. Pusey (1902 - 1985)

Merlo John Pusey (February 3, 1902 – November 22, 1985) was an American biographer and editorial writer. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography and the Bancroft Prize for his...

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Lawrence H. Gipson (1880 - 1971)

Lawrence Henry Gipson (1880 – September 26, 1971) was an American historian, who won the 1950 Bancroft Prize and the 1962 Pulitzer Prize for History for volumes of his magnum opus, the fifteen...

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Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison MP (1887 - 1976)

Samuel Eliot Morison , Rear Admiral, United States Naval Reserve (July 9, 1887 – May 15, 1976) was an American historian noted for his works of maritime history that were both authoritative an...

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Bernard DeVoto (1897 - 1955)

Bernard Augustine DeVoto (January 11, 1897 – November 13, 1955) was an American historian and author who specialized in the history of the American West. Life and work He was born in Ogden...

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Allan Nevins (1890 - 1971)

Joseph Allan Nevins (May 20, 1890 – March 5, 1971) was an American historian and journalist, renowned for his extensive work on the history of the Civil War and his biographies of such figures...

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Louis R. Harlan (1922 - 2010)

Louis Rudolph Harlan (July 13, 1922 – January 22, 2010) was an American academic historian who wrote a two-volume biography of the African-American educator and social leader Booker T. Washing...

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Anne Tyler (1941 - d.)

Anne Tyler (born October 25, 1941) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and literary critic. She has published 19 novels, the best known of which are Dinner at the Homes...

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Lenoir Chambers (1891 - 1970)

Lenoir Chambers (1891-1970) was a writer, biographer and newspaper editor. In 1960, as editor of The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia (now owned by Landmark Media Enterprises), he won the Pul...

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Joel Brinkley (1952 - 2014)

Joel Graham Brinkley (July 22, 1952 – March 11, 2014) was an American syndicated columnist. He taught in the journalism program at Stanford University from 2006 until 2013, after a 23-year car...

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John William Cheever MP (1912 - 1982)

From Wikipedia : John William Cheever (May 27, 1912 – June 18, 1982) was an American novelist and short story writer. He is sometimes called "the Chekhov of the suburbs". His fiction is mostly...

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Haynes Bonner Johnson (1931 - 2013)

Haynes Bonner Johnson (July 9, 1931 – May 24, 2013) was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, best-selling author, and TV analyst. He reported on most of the major news stories of the la...

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Malcolm Johnson (1904 - 1976)

) Malcolm Johnson (September 24, 1904 – June 18, 1976) was a noted investigative journalist of the 1940s and 1950s. His 24-part series in the New York Sun, Crime on the Waterfront, won the Pul...

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Seymour Myron Hersh MP

Washington, DC, USA

Regular contributor to the New Yorker. Seymour Myron "Sy" Hersh (born April 8, 1937) is an American investigative journalist and author based in Washington, D.C. He is a regular contributor to The ...

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Morton Gould MP (1913 - 1996)

Morton Gould was a prolific and versatile composer whose works throughout this century reflected the moods and outlook of this country in all its rough-and-tumble optimism. Like Gershwin, Copland, an...

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Stephen Sondheim MP

Stephen Joshua Sondheim (/ˈsɒnd.haɪm/; born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for his immense contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. He is t...

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Albert Maurice Hackett (1900 - 1995)

Albert Maurice Hackett (February 16, 1900 – March 16, 1995) was an American dramatist and screenwriter most noted for his collaborations with his partner and wife Frances Goodrich. Hackett w...

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Frances Hackett (1890 - 1984)

Frances Goodrich (December 21, 1890 – January 29, 1984) was an American dramatist and screenwriter, best known for her collaborations with her partner and husband Albert Hackett. Early life ...

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Mel Powell (1923 - 1998)

Mel Powell (born Melvin Epstein) (February 12, 1923 – April 24, 1998) was an American jazz pianist, composer of classical music, and music educator. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1990...

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Walter Lippmann MP (1889 - 1974)

Walter Lippmann (September 23, 1889 – December 14, 1974)[1] was an American writer, reporter, and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War, c...

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David Halberstam, Activist, Author MP (1934 - 2007)

American Journalist and Author. Halberstam graduated from Harvard University with a degree in journalism in 1955 and started his career writing for the Daily Times Leader in West Point, Mississip...

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Red Smith (1905 - 1982)

) Walter Wellesley "Red" Smith (September 25, 1905 – January 15, 1982) was an American sportswriter who rose to become one of America's most widely read sports columnists. Career Walter We...

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Lenoir Chambers (1891 - 1970)

Lenoir Chambers (1891-1970) was a writer, biographer and newspaper editor. In 1960, as editor of The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia (now owned by Landmark Media Enterprises), he won the Pulitze...

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Paul Eliot Green (1894 - 1981)

) Paul Eliot Green (March 17, 1894 – May 4, 1981) was an American playwright best known for his depictions of life in North Carolina during the first decades of the twentieth century. He recei...

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Virginius Dabney (1901 - 1995)

Virginius Dabney (February 8, 1901 – December 28, 1995) was a US teacher, journalist, writer, and editor. He was the editor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch from 1936 to 1969 and author of sever...

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Tyler Dennett (1883 - 1949)

Tyler Dennett (June 13, 1883, Spencer, Wisconsin – December 29, 1949) was an American historian and educator. He is best known for his book John Hay (1933), for which he won the 1934 Pulitzer ...

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James A. Michener (1907 - 1997)

James Albert Michener (/ˈmɪtʃnər/; February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997) was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were family sagas cover...

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Felix Morley (1894 - 1982)

Felix Muskett Morley (January 6, 1894 – March 13, 1982) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist from the United States. Biography Morley was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, his father bei...

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Charles McLean Andrews (1863 - 1943)

Charles McLean Andrews (February 22, 1863 – September 9, 1943) was one of the most distinguished American historians of his time as a leading authority on American colonial history. He wrote 1...

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Richard Ghormley Eberhart (1904 - 2005)

Richard Ghormley Eberhart (April 5, 1904 – June 9, 2005) was an American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. He won the Pulitzer Prize...

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Hodding Carter (1907 - 1972)

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 Ta...

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Albert J. Beveridge, U.S. Senator (1862 - 1927)

Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (October 6, 1862 – April 27, 1927) was an American historian and United States Senator from Indiana. Early years Albert J. Beveridge was born on October 6, 1862 i...

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Mary Coyle Chase MP (1906 - 1981)

Mary Coyle Chase (25 February 1906 – 20 October 1981) was an American journalist, playwright and children's novelist, known primarily for writing the Broadway play Harvey, later adapted for fi...

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Edward Perkins Channing (1856 - 1931)

Edward Perkins Channing (June 15, 1856 – January 7, 1931) was an American historian and an author of a monumental History of the United States in six volumes, for which he won the 1926 Pulitze...

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Rube Goldberg MP (1883 - 1970)

Find A Grave Reuben Garrett Lucius "Rube" Goldberg (July 4, 1883 – December 7, 1970) was an American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer and inventor. Similar to Heath Robinson devices ...

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William Randolph Hearst, Jr. (1908 - 1993)

William Randolph Hearst, Jr. was the second son of the publisher William Randolph Hearst. He became editor-in-chief of Hearst Newspapers after the death of his father in 1951. He won a Pulitzer Prize f...

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James Ford Rhodes (1848 - 1927)

James Ford Rhodes (May 1, 1848 – January 22, 1927), was an American industrialist and historian born in Cleveland, Ohio. Early life Rhodes attended New York University, beginning in 1865, ...

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Margaret Kernochan Leech (1893 - 1974)

Margaret Kernochan Leech (November 7, 1893 – February 24, 1974), also known as Margaret Pulitzer, was an American historian and fiction writer. She who the Pulitzer Prize for History both in 1...

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Burton J. Hendrick (1870 - 1949)

Burton Jesse Hendrick (1870–1949), born in New Haven, Connecticut, was an American author. While attending Yale University, Hendrick was editor of both The Yale Courant and The Yale Literary M...

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Oliver Hazard Perry LaFarge (1901 - 1963)

Oliver Hazard Perry La Farge (December 19, 1901 – August 2, 1963) was an American writer and anthropologist, best known for his 1930 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Laughing Boy. Named for his ...

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MIhajlo (Michael) Idvorski Pupin MP (1858 - 1935)

Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin, Ph.D, LL.D. (Serbian Cyrillic: Михајло Идворски ПуC...

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Charles Edward Russell (1860 - 1941)

Charles Edward Russell (September 25, 1860 – April 23, 1941) was an American journalist and politician, and a co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAAC...

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Ray Stannard Baker (1870 - 1946)

Ray Stannard Baker (April 17, 1870 – July 12, 1946), also known by his pen name David Grayson, was an American journalist and author born in Lansing, Michigan. After graduating from the State ...

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Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe (1864 - 1960)

) Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe (also Anthony, DeWolf and Jr; August 28, 1864 in Bristol, Rhode Island – December 6, 1960 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American editor and author. Early li...

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Maud Howe Elliott (1855 - 1948)

Maud Howe Elliott (November 9, 1854, Boston, Massachusetts – March 19, 1948, Newport, Rhode Island) was an American writer, most notable for her Pulitzer prize-winning collaboration with her s...

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Laura E. Richards (1850 - 1943)

Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards (February 27, 1850 – January 14, 1943) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to a high-profile family. During her life, she wrote over 90 books, including children's...

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Jimmie Lee Hoagland MP

Jim Hoagland *born: January 22, 1940 Jim Hoagland is an American journalist and two-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize. He is an associate editor, senior foreign correspondent, and columnist for ...

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Leland Stowe MP (1899 - 1994)

Leland Stowe (November 10, 1899 - January 16, 1994) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American journalist noted for being one of the first to recognize the expansionist character of the German Nazi regime...

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John Toland (1912 - 2004)

) John Willard Toland (June 29, 1912 – January 4, 2004) was an American author and historian. He is best known for his bestselling biography of Adolf Hitler and for his Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

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Lt. Lewis B. Puller, Jr. (USMC) (1945 - 1994)

. Lewis Burwell Puller, Jr. (August 18, 1945 – May 11, 1994) was an attorney, Pulitzer prize winning author and officer in the United States Marine Corps. He was severely wounded in the Vietna...

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Leland Stowe (1899 - 1994)

Leland Stowe (November 10, 1899 - January 16, 1994) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American journalist noted for being one of the first to recognize the expansionist character of the German Nazi regime...

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James Ingram Merrill (1926 - 1995)

James Ingram Merrill (March 3, 1926 – February 6, 1995) was an American poet whose awards include the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1977) for Divine Comedies. His poetry falls into two distinct b...

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Allen Stuart Drury (1918 - 1998)

Allen Stuart Drury (September 2, 1918 – September 2, 1998) was a U.S. novelist. He wrote the 1959 novel Advise and Consent, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960. Early lif...

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Edgar May (1929 - 2012)

Edgar May (June 27, 1929 – December 27, 2012) was an American politician who served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1973-1983 and the Vermont Senate from 1983-1991. He was the eld...

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Harrison Evans Salisbury (1908 - 1993)

Harrison Evans Salisbury (November 14, 1908 – July 5, 1993), an American Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist (1955), was the first regular New York Times correspondent in Moscow after World War ...

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Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress MP (1892 - 1982)

Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer, and the Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the Modernist school of poetry. He received three Pulitzer ...

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James Phinney Baxter III (1893 - 1975)

James Phinney Baxter III (February 15, 1893 – June 17, 1975) was an American historian, educator and academic. He won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for history, for his book Scientists Against Time....

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Howard Lindsay (1889 - 1968)

Howard Lindsay, born Herman Nelke, (March 29, 1889 - February 11, 1968) was an American theatrical producer, playwright, librettist, director and actor. He is best known for his writing work as part ...

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Robert E. Sherwood (1896 - 1955)

Robert Emmet Sherwood (4 April 1896 – 4 November 1955) was an American playwright, editor, and screenwriter. Biography Born in New Rochelle, New York, he was a son of Arthur Murray She...

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Edmund Sigfried Valtman MP (1914 - 2005)

Edmund Sigfried Valtman (enne eestistamist Valdman; 31. mai 1914, Tallinn – 12. jaanuar 2005, Ameerika Ühendriigid) oli eesti karikaturist, ainuke eesti päritolu Pulitzeri auhinna ...

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Edward Albee MP

Edward Franklin Albee III ( /ˈɔːlbiː/ AWL-bee; born March 12, 1928) is an American playwright who is known for works such as The Zoo Story (1958), The Sandbox (1959), Who'...

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Horton Foote MP (1916 - 2009)

Albert Horton Foote, Jr. (March 14, 1916 – March 4, 2009) was an American playwright and screenwriter, perhaps best known for his screenplays for the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird and the 19...

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Richard Purdy Wilbur MP

Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921) is an American poet and literary translator. He was appointed the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1987, and twice rec...

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William Styron MP (1925 - 2006)

William Clark Styron, Jr. (June 11, 1925 – November 1, 2006) was an American novelist and essayist who won major literary awards for his work. For much of his career, Styron was best known f...

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Bob Dylan MP

wikipedia - Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman ; Hebrew name: Shabtai Zisel ; May 24, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, music producer, artist, and writer. He has been an influentia...

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George Francis Abbott (1887 - 1995)

George Francis Abbott (June 25, 1887 – January 31, 1995) was an American theater producer and director, playwright, screenwriter, and film director and producer whose career spanned more than ...

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Robert Lee Frost MP (1874 - 1963)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his comman...

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Elliott Cook Carter, Composer MP (1908 - 2012)

Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. (December 11, 1908 – November 5, 2012) was an American composer who was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize. He studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris in the 1930s, then r...

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Rollin Kirby (1875 - 1952)

From Wikipedia: Rollin Kirby (September 4, 1875, Galva, Illinois – May 8, 1952, New York, New York) was an American political cartoonist. In 1922 he was chronologically the first winner of the...

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