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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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Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "A Bell for Adano", produced on Broadway. Drama. Written by Paul Osborn. Directed by H.C. Potter. Cort Theatre: 6 Dec 1944-27 Oct 1945 (296 performances). Produced by Leland Hayward [earliest Broadway credit]. NOTE: Filmed as A Bell for Adano (1945). 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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