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Neil Sheehan

Born: 27-Oct-1936
Birthplace: Holyoke, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Bright Shining Lie

Military service: US Army (1959-62)

Wife: Susan Sheehan (author)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1958)

    The New York Times Correspondent 1964+
    National Book Award for Nonfiction 1988 for A Bright Shining Lie
    Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction 1989 for A Bright Shining Lie
    Pentagon Papers Broke the story from Daniel Ellsberg's papers

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry (14-Sep-2004) · Himself

Author of books:
The Arnheiter Affair (1972, history)
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam (1988, biography)
After the War was Over: Hanoi and Saigon (1992, travelogue)
A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon (2009, biography)


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