Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: 1937 in Chicago, Illinois
Illinois ConnectionHersh was born in Chicago. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a history degree.
Biographical and Professional InformationSeymour Hersh is a Pulitzer Prize-Winning journalist, investigative reporter and political writer. He has been a contributor to The New Yorker magazine since 1993 and has also written for the London Review of Books since 2013.In 1959, Hersh began his career in journalism as a copyboy, then police reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago. He first gained recognition in 1969 for exposing the My Lai Massacre and its cover-up during the Vietnam War, for which he received the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. In all, Hersh has won a Pulitzer Prize, five George Polk Awards - the award's most honored laureate, two National Magazine Awards, and more than a dozen other prizes for investigative reporting.
**Chemical and Biological Warfare: America's Hidden Arsenal,Bobbs-Merrill,1968**My Lai 4: A Report on the Massacre and Its Aftermath,Random House,1970**Cover-Up: The Army's Secret Investigation of the Massacre at My Lai 4,Random House,1972**The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House,Simon and Schuster,1983**The Target Is Destroyed: What Really Happened to Flight 007 and What America Knew About It,Random House,1986**The Samson Option: Israel's Nuclear Arsenal and American Foreign Policy,Random House,1991**The Dark Side of Camelot,Litte Brown,1997**Against All Enemies: Gulf War Syndrome: The War Between America's Ailing Veterans and Their Government,Ballantine,1998**Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib,HarperCollins,2004**The Killing of Osama Bin Laden,Verson,2016