He has seen the future and it is hamburgers.
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Bart Giamatti did not grow up (as he had dreamed) to play second base for the Red Sox. He became a professor at Yale, and then, in time . . . president of the National Baseball League. He never lost his love for the Boston Red Sox. It was as a Red Sox fan, he later realized that human beings are fallen, and that life is filled with disappointment. The path to comprehending Calvinism in modern America, he decided, begins at Fenway Park.
|Birth:||10th April, 1934|
|Death:||23rd April, 2007|
|Profession:||Author, Historian, Journalist|
David Halberstam was born in New York City. He was an American author, journalist and historian, known for his work on the Vietnam War, politics, history, the Civil Rights Movement, business, media, American culture, and later, sports journalism. He won a Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1964. In 1955 he graduated from Harvard College in the bottom third of his class with a BA after serving as managing editor of The Harvard Crimson. Halberstam's journalism career began at the Daily Times Leader, the smallest daily newspaper in Mississippi. He arrived in Vietnam in the middle of 1962, to be a full-time Vietnam specialist for The New York Times. He wrote about President John F. Kennedy's foreign policy decisions about the Vietnam War in The Best and the Brightest. In 1972, he went to work on his next book, The Powers That Be, published in 1979.
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