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Haynes Johnson

Haynes JohnsonAKA Haynes Bonner Johnson

Born: 9-Jul-1931
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 24-May-2013
Location of death: Bethesda, MD [1]
Cause of death: Heart Attack

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sleepwalking Through History

Military service: US Army (artillery officer, Korean War)

[1] Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD.

Father: Malcolm Johnson (Pulitzer-prize winning journalist)
Wife: Julia Ann Erwin (m. 21-Sep-1954, div., two daughters, three sons)
Daughter: Katherine Autin
Son: David M. Johnson
Son: Stephen H. Johnson
Daughter: Sarah Johnson
Son: Elizabeth Koeller
Wife: Kathryn A. Oberly (Appeals court judge)

    University: BA Journalism, University of Missouri (1952)
    University: MA History, University of Wisconsin (1956)
    Professor: Journalism, Princeton University (1975-78)
    Professor: Political Commentary and Journalism, George Washington University (1994-96)
    Professor: Journalism, University of Maryland College Park (1998-2013)

    The Washington Post (1969-94)
    The Washington Star (1957-69)
    The Wilmington News Journal (1956-57)
    National Academy of Public Administration
    Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting 1966

    Washington Week in Review Commentator (1967-94)

Author of books:
Dusk at the Mountain: The Negro, the Nation, and the Capital: A Report on Problems and Progress (1963, social studies)
The Bay of Pigs: The Leaders' Story of Brigade 2506 (1964, history)
Fulbright The Dissenter (1968, biography)
Army in Anguish (1972, nonfiction)
The Unions: A Washington Post National Report (1972, social studies)
Lyndon (1973, biography)
The Working White House (1975, politics)
In the Absence of Power: Governing America (1980, politics)
The Landing: A Novel of Washington and World War II (1986, novel)
Sleepwalking Through History: America in the Reagan Years (1991, history)
Divided We Fall: Gambling with History in the Nineties (1994, history)
The System: The American Way of Politics at the Breaking Point (1996, politics)
The Best of Times: The Boom and Bust Years of America Before and After Everything Changed (2001, history)
The Age of Anxiety: McCarthyism to Terrorism (2005, history)
The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election (2009, politics)

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