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Don Oberdorfer

Don OberdorferAKA Donald Oberdorfer, Jr.

Born: 28-May-1931
Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
Died: 23-Jul-2015
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Alzheimer's

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Washington Post

Military service: US Army (Lt., based in Korea, 1953-54)

Father: Donald Oberdorfer
Mother: Dorothy Bayersdorfer
Brother: Eugene
Wife: Laura Klein (one son, one daughter)
Son: Dan
Daughter: Karen

    University: Princeton University (1952)
    Professor: Visiting Professor, Princeton University (1977, 1982 and 1986)
    Professor: Johns Hopkins University

    The Washington Post Diplomatic Correspondent (1968-93)
    The Saturday Evening Post Washington Editor (1961-65)
    The Charlotte Observer (1955-)
    Council on Foreign Relations

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Author of books:
Tet! The Story of a Battle and Its Historic Aftermath (1971, history)
The Turn: From the Cold War to a New Era: The United States and the Soviet Union, 1983-1990 (1991, international affairs)
Princeton University: The First 250 Years (1995, corporate history)
The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History (1997, history)
Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great American Statesman and Diplomat (2003, biography)

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