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David Halberstam

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Pulitzer Prize being successful journalist, writer, and historian most widely known for his wartime reporting through the Korean and Vietnam issues. He graduated from Harvard in 1955, where he offered as the Controlling Editor of university’s newspapers, The Harvard Crimson. In 1964, he received a Pulitzer Reward when he was just 30 for his confirming in Vietnam. He previously one young child with Jean Sandness Butler, whom he wedded in 1979. Peter Arnett was his colleague and friend while confirming from Vietnam.

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Full Name David Halberstam
Date Of Birth April 10, 1934
Died April 23, 2007, Menlo Park, California, United States
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Profession Journalist
Education Harvard University
Nationality American
Spouse Jean Sandness Butler, Elzbieta Czyzewska
Parents Blanche Levy Halberstam, Charles Halberstam
Siblings Michael J. Halberstam
Awards Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, American Book Award
Nominations Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, Pulitzer Prize for History, James Beard MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award, The Dick Schaap Writing Award, National Book Award for Contemporary Affairs, National Book Award for General Nonfiction (Hardcover), National Book Award for General Nonfiction (Paperback)
Movies Rowing Through, The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship
Star Sign Aries

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1 Release of his book, "The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War". [September 2007]
2 From 1960 to 1967, he was a correspondent for the New York Times.
3 Father of Julia Sandness Halberstam (born in 1981). Father-in-law of James Ryan Simpson Harvey (born in 1980).
4 Won the 1964 Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the Vietnam War for the New York Times.
5 Attended Harvard University, where he was the managing editor of the Harvard Crimson newspaper. Graduated in 1955.
6 Father was a surgeon and mother was a teacher.
7 Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 134, pages 186-193. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship 2003 TV Movie documentary book
The Fifties 1997 TV Mini-Series documentary book "The Fifties"
Rowing Through 1996 book "The Amateurs"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship 2003 TV Movie documentary special thanks
Vietnam Long Time Coming 1998 Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times 2009 Documentary Himself
American Masters 1990-2006 TV Series documentary Himself
CenterStage 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Charlie Rose 2001-2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
ESPN SportsCentury 2000-2004 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself (writer)
American Experience 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
The Tim McCarver Show 2003 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself (interviewee)
The Daily Show 2001-2003 TV Series Himself
Smothered: The Censorship Struggles of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself - Interviewee (uncredited)
The Last Editor 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Game of Their Lives: Pro Football's Wonder Years 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself (Journalist and Historian)
Dick Schaap: Flashing Before my Eyes 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Century: America's Time 1999 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The Fifties 1997 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself / Himself - Author
Vietnam: Coming to Terms 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself - Vietnam War Journalist
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1993 TV Series Himself
This Reporter 1990 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Jack Paar Tonite 1973 TV Series Himself
Straight Talk 1971 TV Series Himself
The David Frost Show 1970 TV Series Himself
In the Year of the Pig 1968 Documentary Himself - New York Times

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

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Rome Is Burning 2007 TV Series Himself

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