Shirer, William L.
|Birthname||Shirer, William Lawrence|
|born on||23 February 1904 at 02:55 (= 02:55 AM )|
|Place||Chicago IL, USA, 41n52, 87w39|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||03°20' 20°10 Asc. 25°33'|
American writer, one of America's best-known journalists and historians. During WW II he served as radio correspondent for CBS but was blacklisted in the '50s after he refused to condemn "the Hollywood ten." As a top reporter, he built up his reputation by being a thoughtful observer of the unfolding contemporary history in Europe, the Near East and India. His books included "Berlin Diary," "Rise & Fall Of The Third Reich," and "Collapse Of The Third Republic."
Shirer died at Boston Hospital of a heart ailment on 12/28/1993.
- Death by Disease 28 December 1993 at 12:00 noon in Boston, MA (Heart ailments, age 89)
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LMR quotes his autobiography "20th Century Journey," 1976, p.63
- Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
- Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart (Heart problems, disease, terminal)
- Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession