Neil Sheehan

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Birthday
27, 1936
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

Author and Former reporter for the New York Times known for leaking and writing about the Pentagon Papers in 1971. He went on to win a Pulitzer in 1989.

Before Fame

He served in the US Army after he obtained his Bachelor's from Harvard University in 1958.

Trivia

He received a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for his 1989 book A Bright Shining Lie, which is about the Vietnam War.

Family Life

His wife Susan Sheehan was also a fellow Pulitzer Prize winner.

Associated With

He obtained the classified Pentagon Papers from Daniel Ellsberg.