|Born||April 10, 1934|
New York City, U.S.
|Died||April 23, 2007 (aged 73)|
Menlo Park, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Journalist, historian, writer|
|Spouse||Elżbieta Czyżewska (1965–1977; divorced)|
Jean Sandness Butler (1979-2007; his death; 1 child)
David Halberstam (April 10, 1934 – April 23, 2007) was an American journalist and historian of Jewish descent. He was known for his early work on the Vietnam War, his work on politics, history, the Civil Rights Movement, business, media, American culture, and his later sports journalism. He won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1964.
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- "The History Boys", Vanity Fair, August 2007 — Halberstam's final essay, "debunks the Bush administration's wild distortion of history"
- "Turning Journalism Into History" Audio and transcript of Halberstam's last public event Archived 2008-10-07 at the Wayback Machine
- "Letter to My Daughter" by David Halberstam Archived 2014-03-08 at the Wayback Machine
- The Economist: Obituary
- Blast Magazine: Obituary
- Writing on Air Archived 1999-09-01 at the Wayback Machine Salon.com interview
- David Halberstam's Hit Streak Continues Archived 2011-05-31 at the Wayback Machine Powells.com interview
- David Halberstam on IMDb