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Kennedy, David M.

Born: 1941 AD
Currently alive, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Historian


1968 - Kennedy earned his Ph.D. in American studies from Yale, after completing an undergraduate degree at Stanford University.

1967 - He returned to Stanford, where he is now the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History.

1981 - Kennedy's book "Over Here: The First World War and American Society" was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

1984 - Kennedy served as a Pulitzer Prize juror in the history category.

1970 - His book "Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger" explored the medical, legal, political and religious dimensions of birth control and helped to pioneer the emerging field of women's history.

1997 - Kennedy has been the U.S. delegate to Oxford University Press, and was a U.S. International Communications Agency Lecturer in Italy, Denmark, Finland,Turkey, Ireland and Germany.

2000 - Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize in April for his book "Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945".

2002 - Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and professor, was elected to the Pulitzer Prize Board.


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