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John Hersey (I) (1914–1993)

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Pulitzer prize-winning American writer, a former journalist. Mainly concerned with war themes. He was an early opponent of the Vietnam War. From 1965-70, Hersey was Master of Pierson College at Yale University and later taught writing courses, in fiction and non-fiction, to undergraduates.

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(age 78) in Key West, Florida, USA

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 1995 Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was Dropped (TV Movie documentary) (article Hiroshima)
 1982 The Wall (TV Movie) (novel)
 1967 A Bell for Adano (TV Movie) (novel)
 1962 The War Lover (novel)
 1957 Out (Documentary short)
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Bell for Adano (1956) ... (story)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- A Bell for Adano (1955) ... (novel)
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Into the Valley (1952) ... (story)
 1945 A Bell for Adano (novel)
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Stqge: Wrote source material (novel) for "The Wall", produced on Broadway. Drama. Written by Millard Lampell. Featuring songs by Robert De Cormier. Featuring songs with lyrics by Millard Lampell. Directed by 'Morton Da Costa'. Billy Rose Theatre: 11 Oct 1960-4 Mar 1961 (167 performances + 6 previews that began on 5 Oct 1960). Cast: ... See more »
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Pulitzer prize-winning American writer, a former journalist. Mainly concerned with war themes. He was an early opponent of the Vietnam War. From 1965-70, Hersey was Master of Pierson College at Yale University and later taught writing courses, in fiction and non-fiction, to undergraduates.

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