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Garry Wills (Wills-Garry)

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Born: 1934 AD
Currently alive, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Historian, Journalist

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1934 - Born in Atlanta, Georgia on the 22th of May. 1951 - He graduated from Campion High School in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. 1961 - Received his PhD in classics from Yale in. 1863 - Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on the 19th of November.

 

1970 - The Crisis of the Self-Made Man.

 

1978 - Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence.

 

1979 - Confessions of a Conservative.

 

1992 - Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America.

 

1993 -  He won a Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction for his book Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America. 1995 - He received a L.H.D. from Bates College.          - He received an honorary doctorate from the College of the Holy Cross.

 

1997 - John Wayne's America: The Politics of Celebrity"

 

1998 - President Clinton awarded him the National Endowment for the Humanities Presidential Medal.          - He has also won the National Book Critics Circle Award.

 

2007 - Wills will appear at San Francisco's Grace Cathedral in conversation with Dean Alan Jones.  More information is available at: http://www.gracecathedral.org/calendar/detail.php?eid=1053.

 

 


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