Seymour Hersh Birthday, Date of Birth

Seymour Hersh

Seymour Myron "Sy" Hersh (born April 8, 1937) is an American investigative journalist and political writer. He is a longtime contributor to The New Yorker magazine on national security matters and has also written for the London Review of Books since 2013.

Hersh 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. During the 1970s, Hersh covered the Watergate scandal for The New York Times and revealed the clandestine bombing of Cambodia. In 2004, he reported on the U.S. military's mistreatment of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison. He has also won two National Magazine Awards and five George Polk Awards. In 2004, he received the George Orwell Award.

In recent years, Hersh has stirred controversy by accusing the Obama administration of lying about the death of Osama bin Laden and by disputing that the Assad regime used chemical weapons on Syrian civilians in the Syrian Civil War.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Thursday, April 8, 1937
Place of Birth
Chicago
Age
84
Star Sign

The April 8, 1937 was a Thursday under the star sign of . It was the 97 day of the year. President of the United States was Franklin D. Roosevelt.

If you were born on this day, you are 84 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, April 8, 2021, 4 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, April 8, 2022, in 360 days. You have lived for 30,685 days, or about 736,455 hours, or about 44,187,337 minutes, or about seconds.

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8th of April 1937 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on April 8, 1937

NEWS OF ART

Date: 09 April 1937

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News From Hollywood

Date: 09 April 1937

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

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Other Major League News; TIGERS

Date: 09 April 1937

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Advertising News and Notes; Introduces New Fastener

Date: 08 April 1937

Lists lakes to be featured

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Other Major League News; CARDINALS-REDS

Date: 08 April 1937

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Advertising News and Notes; I. E. S. Lamp Sales Spurt

Date: 09 April 1937

Ad campaign

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NEWS OF THE STAGE; ' Hitch Your Wagon!' Tonight at the 48th StreetCrumit Plans Return to Theatre as Producer

Date: 08 April 1937

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NEWS OF THE SCREEN; New Films at Music Hall and Palace--Wyn Cahoon Signs With Columbia-New Role for Muni

Date: 08 April 1937

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NEWS OF THE STAGE; ' Excursion' Tonight--Grisman Buys New Comedy--'White Horse Inn' Again Announced to Close

Date: 09 April 1937

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EDWARD FITZGERALD; Providence Reporter and a Veteran of the World War

Date: 08 April 1937

Fitzgerald, Edw

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