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Caputo, Philip Joseph

Born: 1941 AD
Currently alive, at 74 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Journalist

1941 – Born on June 10th in Chicago, Illinois. American author and journalist.

1964 – Received his B.A. in English from Loyola University.

1965-1966 – Philip Caputo was a Marine in Vietnam.

         – He covered the war for the Chicago Tribune and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for reporting.

1973 – Member of the Chicago Tribune team that won a Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for "uncovering flagrant violations of voting procedures in the primary election of March 21, 1972".

1988 – Married to Leslie Blanchard Ware, a senior editor at Audubon magazine in New York, on June 4th.

2001 – Acts of Faith is very much of the moment, undoubtedly inspired by the events of September and the American response to them: true believers in the mountain fastnesses of Afghanistan and Pakistan, true believers in the White House and on Capitol Hill.

1991 – His memoirs are Means of Escape and A Rumor of War.

1996 – His novels include Equation for Evil, The Voyage, and Acts of Faith.