David K Shipler


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David K. Shipler (born December 3, 1942) is an American author who won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1987 for Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land. He also wrote the book The Working Poor: Invisible in America.

Born in Chatham, New Jersey, he is an alumnus of Dartmouth College and served on the college's board of trustees from 1993 to 2003. As a journalist ... more »

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  • Some rough political choices lie ahead. Should affirmative action be retained? Should preference be given to people on the basis of income rather than race? Should the system be—and can it be...
    David K. Shipler (b. 1942), U.S. journalist, author. New York Times, Sec. 4, p. 1 (March 5, 1995).
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