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Neil Sheehan

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About the Author

Neil Sheehan is the author of A Bright Shining Lie, which won the National Book Award in 1988 and the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in 1989. He spent three years in Vietnam as a war correspondent for United Press International and The New York Times and won numerous awards for his reporting. In 1971 he obtained the Pentagon Papers, which brought The New York Times the Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for meritorious public service. He died in 2021.

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