Frances Fitzgerald

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Birthday
21, 1940
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
21, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
New York

About

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author best known for her coverage and writings on the Vietnam War. She won the award in 1973.

Before Fame

When she was younger, she sent a series of letters to Adlai Stevenson in which she expressed her opinion of foreign affairs.

Trivia

Her book, Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam, won the Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction in 1973.

Family Life

She was married to James P. Sterba, a former writer for The Wall Street Journal.

Associated With

She was a journalist who covered the Vietnam War, just like William Tuohy.