Death of Richard Ben Cramer

June 12, 1950 - January 7, 2013
Baltimore, Maryland | Age 62

Award-winning journalist dies at 62
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Richard Ben Cramer, a fearless and dedicated author and reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize for his journalism and wrote the classic presidential campaign book "What It Takes," has died. He was 62.

Cramer died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore from complications of lung cancer, his agent, Philippa Brophy, said. Cramer lived with his wife, Joan, on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Cramer won the 1979 Pulitzer Prize for...

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