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Arthur Schlesinger Jr.
Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. is an American historian, social critic, and public intellectual. The son of influential historian Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr. and a scholar of American history, much of Schlesinger's work explored the history of 20th-century American liberalism, in particular, his work focused on leaders like Harry S. Truman, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy. During the 1952 and 1956 presidential campaigns, he served as speechwriter and senior adviser to the Democratic presidential candidate, Adlai Stevenson II. Schlesinger was President Kennedy's special aide and "court history" from 1961 to 1963. He wrote a detailed account of the Kennedy administration, from the 1960 presidential campaign to the funeral state of the president, titled A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House, who won the 1966 Pulitzer Prize for biography or autobiography.
BornArthur Bancroft Schlesinger, October 15, 1917, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
DiedFebruary 28, 2007, New York City, U.S.
OccupationHistorian, writer
Alma materHarvard College (1938)
SubjectPolitics, social issues, history
Literary movementAmerican liberal theory

About Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

Historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. was born in Columbus, Ohio, United States on October 15, 1917. He dies at the age of 89, on February 28, 2007.

Historian, presidential speechwriter, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of works about US President Andrew Jackson's, Harry Truman's, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt's, and US President John F. Kennedy's administrations. The Age of Jackson (1945), The Vital Center: The Politics of Freedom (1949), and A Thousand Days: US President John F. Kennedy in the White House are among his most well-known works (1965).

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Arthur Schlesinger Jr. before becoming famous

Arthur Schlesinger Jr. was born in the Zodiac sign Libra (The Scales), and 1917 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Serpent (蛇).

In 1938, he received a summa cum laude from Harvard College. He worked in a spy ring run by the Office of Strategic Services, a forerunner of the CIA, from 1943 until 1945.

Achievement of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

He was President US President John F. Kennedy's special assistant and speechwriter, and afterwards a strong backer of Robert F. Kennedy's ill-fated presidential candidacy.

Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He had four children with his first wife, Marian Cannon. He married Alexandra Emmet Allan, with whom he had another child, after his divorce from Cannon in 1970.

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Schlesinger was one of the founders of a famous organisation named Americans for Democratic Action during US President Harry S. Truman's presidential administration.

Arthur Schlesinger Jr. Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Arthur Schlesinger Jr. updated on March 19 2023.