David Halberstam Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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David Halberstam

Last Updated: 02 Oct, 2023 | Views: 394

Age: 73

Profession: Writer

Other Profession(s): Journalist, Historian

Famous For: Received Pulitzer Prize 2 Times

Higher Education: Harvard College (BA)

David Halberstam Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
10 Apr, 1934 (73 Years 13 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
New York City

Birth Sign



Died on
23 Apr, 2007

Cause of Death
Traffic Collision

David Halberstam Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
American journalist and novelist David Halberstam was well-known for his in-depth reporting on politics, the economy, and sports. For his reporting on the Vietnam War, David was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. He also authored several best-selling novels, such as "The Best and the Brightest" and "The Fifties." In 2007, Halberstam perished in a motor vehicle collision.

David Halberstam Education:
1955: Halberstam graduated from Harvard University and began working as a reporter for the Daily Times Leader in West Point, Mississippi.

David Halberstam Career: 
1960: Halberstam joined The New York Times as a national correspondent, covering the civil rights movement and other major events of the era.
1962: Halberstam won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Vietnam War.
Halberstam First Book: In 1965, Halberstam published his first book, "The Making of a Quagmire," which criticized U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
1972: Halberstam published "The Best and the Brightest," a widely acclaimed account of the origins of the Vietnam War and the decision-making process that led to U.S. involvement.
1979: Halberstam won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the Carter administration's foreign policy.
1986: Halberstam published "The Reckoning," a book about the auto industry and the decline of American manufacturing.
1993: Halberstam published "The Fifties," a cultural history of the United States during the decade.
2001: Halberstam published "War in a Time of Peace," an analysis of U.S. foreign policy in the post-Cold War era.

David Halberstam Books:
The Best and the Brightest (1972)
The Powers That Be (1979)
The Reckoning (1986)
The Fifties (1993)
War in a Time of Peace (2001)
The Coldest Winter (2007)

David Halberstam Death:
2007: Halberstam died traffic collision in California at the age of 73.


David Halberstam Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 185 cm
In Meters 1.85 m
In feet & Inches 6'1"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 82 Kg
In Pounds 180 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

David Halberstam Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Charles Halberstam

Mother's Name
Blanche Levy Halberstam

Jean Sandness Butler, Elżbieta Czyżewska

Michael J. Halberstam

Not Known

Not Known

Julia Sandness Halberstam

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