Currently alive, at 77 years of age.
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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.