Author David Halberstam dies
The Associated Press is reporting that author David Halberstam died yesterday in a car accident. Halberstam was on his way to an interview when the crash occurred.
Halberstam began his writing career as a journalist but in 1967 he left daily journalism and began writing books. His topics varied from politics to sports to civil rights. In 2002, he was a runner-up for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction for his bestseller, War in a Time of Peace.