Caputo, Philip Joseph
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.
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