Alan Cranston

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Birthday
19, 1914
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Dec 31, 2000 (86)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
19, 1914
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Dec 31, 2000 (86)

About

American journalist and Democratic politician who served as a U.S. Senator from California from 1969 to 1993.

Before Fame

He worked as an editor and a writer for the magazine Common Ground before enlisting in the armed forces in 1944.

Trivia

In 1939, Hitler's publisher sued him for copyright violation after he published his own translation of Hitler's Mein Kampf, which left in the antisemitism that the English translation censored.

Family Life

He had two children with his first wife Geneva.

Associated With

His final act as a Senator was presiding over the inauguration of Bill Clinton as President of the United States on January 20, 1993.

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