Born: May 20, 1890 AD
Died: 1971 AD, at 80 years of age.
1890 - Born on the 20th of May.
1913 - He earned an M.A. in English from the University of Illinois.
- He worked as a journalist in New York City and began writing books on history.
1931 - He was appointed Dewitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University.
1933 - He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography.
1940 - He was later appointed Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University.
1948 - He created the first oral history program to operate on an institutionalized basis in the U.S.
1971 - He died on the 5th of March.
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