Death of Stanley Karnow

February 4, 1925 - January 27, 2013
Potomac, Maryland | Age 87

Vietnam reporter-historian dies at age 87
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HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press

Stanley Karnow, the award-winning author and journalist who wrote a definitive book about the Vietnam War, worked on an accompanying documentary and later won a Pulitzer Prize for a history of the Philippines, died Sunday morning. He was 87.

Karnow, who had congestive heart failure, died in his sleep at his home in Potomac, Maryland, said son Michael Karnow.

A Paris-based correspondent for Time magazine early in his career, Karnow...

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