Frank M. Robinson

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Frank Malcolm Robinson (August 9, 1926 – June 30, 2014) was an American science fiction and techno-thriller writer, editor and screenwriter. His best known novel was The Power. In the 1970s, he was a speechwriter for gay politician Harvey Milk, before he was murdered in 1978.

Robinson was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was openly gay. He had a small role in the movie Milk (2008) about Harvey Milk, starring Sean Penn.

Robinson died on June 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California, aged 87.[1]

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  1. Williams, Albert (July 1, 2014). "RIP author and Harvey Milk speechwriter—and former Chicagoan—Frank M. Robinson". Chicago Reader. Archived from the original on July 8, 2014. Retrieved July 2, 2014.

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