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Jack Newfield (1938–2004)

Jack Newfield was born on February 18, 1938 in New York City, New York, USA as Jack Abraham Newfield. He was a writer and producer, known for Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson (1993), The Making of 'Bamboozled' (2001) and Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story (2005). He was married to Julie Eisenberg. He died on December 20, 2004 in ... See full bio »

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 1998 Robert F. Kennedy: A Memoir (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 Don King: Only in America (TV Movie) (book)
 1992 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
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(book) "Cruel and Unusual Justice". New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1974. ISBN 0030110416 See more »

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Newfield was a muckraking reporter and newspaper columnist whose career included stints at the Village Voice, New York Post, and New York Sun. He won many awards for his writing, including an Emmy and the George Polk Award. See more »

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