Sydney Schanberg

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Birthday
17, 1934
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jul 9, 2016 (82)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1934
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jul 9, 2016 (82)

About

American journalist who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for his coverage of the war in Cambodia.

Before Fame

He graduated from Harvard University in 1955 with a BA in government.

Trivia

His 1980 book, The Death and Life of Dith Pran, inspired the 1984 film The Killing Fields.

Family Life

He had two daughters with his wife, Jane Freiman.

Associated With

He was played by Sam Waterston in The Killing Fields.