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Stanley Karnow is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who covered Asia from 1959 as chief correspondent for Time and Life. Until 1974 he was in South East Asia reporting for the Saturday Evening Post, the London Observer, the Washington Post, and NBC News. Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from the revision dated 2005-04-13, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... The word author has several meanings: The author of a book, story, article or the like, is the person who has written it (or is writing it). ... World map showing location of Asia Asia is the central and eastern part of the continent of Eurasia, defined by subtracting the European peninsula from Eurasia. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... East Asia can be defined in either cultural or geographic terms. ... There have been many publications called the Saturday Evening Post; several were/are local British newspapers. ... ... NBC News is the news service of NBC, one of the big three nationwide broadcast networks in the United States. ...


Present in Vietnam in July 1959 when the first Americans were killed, he reported on the Vietnam War in its entirety. It was during this time that he drew together the stimulus for his seminal 1983 book Vietnam: A History. He was chief correspondent for the PBS series Vietnam: A Television History, which won him six Emmys,a George Foster Peabody Award, a George Polk Award for Journalism, and an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award. In 1990 Karnow won the Pulitzer Prize in history for his book In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines. July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the ending of life. ... The Vietnam War was fought from 1957 to 1975 between Soviet and Chinese-supported Vietnamese nationalist and Communist forces and an array of Western and pro-Western forces, most notably the United States. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Look up book in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A book is a collection of leaves of paper, parchment or other material, bound together along one edge within covers. ... PBS re-directs here; for alternate uses see PBS (disambiguation) PBS logo The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... History Forums - History is Happening -Discuss all historical topics, as well as current events, in an academic setting. ... An Emmy Award. ... The George Foster Peabody Awards, more commonly known as simply the Peabody Awards, are annual awards given for excellence in radio and television broadcasting and cable television within the United States. ... Journalism is a discipline of collecting, verifying, analyzing and presenting information gathered regarding current events, including trends, issues and people. ... Columbia University is a private university in New York City. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from the revision dated 2005-04-13, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... History Forums - History is Happening -Discuss all historical topics, as well as current events, in an academic setting. ... Look up book in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A book is a collection of leaves of paper, parchment or other material, bound together along one edge within covers. ... In common usage, an image (from Latin imago) or picture is an artifact that reproduces the likeness of some subject—usually a physical object or a person. ... An empire (also known technically, abstractly or disparagingly as an imperium, and with powers known among Romans as imperium) comprises a set of regions locally ruled by governors, viceroys or client kings in the name of an emperor. ...


His other books include Mao and China: From Revolution to Revolution, which was nominated for a National Book Award. During World War II, he served in the United States Army Air Corps in Asia. He belongs to the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Society of Historians and is seen as a leader in his field, an unbiased witness to history in the making and a highly regarded recorder of its intracacies. A book is a collection of leaves of paper, parchment or other material, bound together along one edge within covers. ... Mao Zedong, leader of the Communist Party of China from 1935 to 1976. ... Look up Revolution in Wiktionary, the free dictionary This article is about revolution in the sense of a drastic change. ... The National Book Awards is the most important literary prize in the United States, presented annually for the best book by a living US citizen published in the US. The awards have been presented since 1950 in at least one category, and is presently awarded in each of four categories... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km (over 11 miles) into the air, August 9, 1945 after the Allied atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ... 1. ... World map showing location of Asia Asia is the central and eastern part of the continent of Eurasia, defined by subtracting the European peninsula from Eurasia. ... The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a think tank which describes itself as dedicated to increasing Americas understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. ... ... This is a list of historians. ...


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Stanley Karnow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (311 words)
Stanley Karnow is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who covered Asia from 1959 as chief correspondent for Time and Life magazines.
He was chief correspondent for the PBS series Vietnam: A Television History, which won him six Emmys, a George Foster Peabody Award, a George Polk Award for Journalism, and an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.
His other books include Mao and China: From Revolution to Revolution, which was nominated for a National Book Award; and Paris in the Fifties (1997), a memoir history of his own experiences of living in Paris in the 1950s.
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