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Stanley Karnow, who wrote a definitive book about the Vietnam War, "Vietnam: A History," and later won a Pulitzer for a history of the Philippines, died Sunday morning. He was 87. Karnow had congestive heart failure and died in his sleep at his home in Potomac, Md., his son Michael Karnow told the Associated Press. After covering the war for Time, the Washington Post and other publications through the 1970s, Karnow worked on an epic PBS documentary and wrote the million-selling "Vietnam: A History," which was published in 1983. The PBS series won »


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