To learn to get along without, to realize that what the world is going to demand of us may be a good deal more important than what we are entitled to demand of it – this is a hard lesson.
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|Birth:||9th October, 1899|
|Death:||28th August, 1978|
|Profession:||Author, Historian, Journalist|
Charles Bruce Catton was born in Petoskey, Michigan. He was an American historian, journalist and author. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1954 for A Stillness at Appomattox, his study of the final campaign of the war in Virginia. After serving briefly in the United States Navy during World War I, Catton became a reporter and editor for The Cleveland News, the Boston American, and The Plain Dealer. Oberlin College awarded him an honorary degree in 1956. His experiences as a federal employee prepared him to write his first book, War Lords of Washington, in 1948. In 1954, Catton accepted the position as founding editor of the new American Heritage magazine.
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