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Kai Bird

Born: 2-Sep-1951
Birthplace: Eugene, OR

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: American Prometheus

Wife: (one son)

    High School: Kodaikanal School, Tamil Nadu, India
    University: BA, Carleton College (1973)
    University: MS Journalism, Northwestern University (1975)

    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 2006 with Martin J. Sherwin, for American Prometheus
    The Nation Associate Editor (1978-82)
    Nader 2000
    Obama for America
    Organization of American Historians
    Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Fellow (2001-02)
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1982
    MacArthur Fellowship 1993-95

Author of books:
The Chairman: John J. McCloy, the Making of the American Establishment (1992, biography)
The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy, Brothers in Arms (1998, biography)
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2005, biography)

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