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Charles Kaiser is an American author and journalist best known for his nonfiction books '' 1968 in America'' (1988), '' The Gay Metropolis'' (1997), and '' The Cost of Courage'' (2015). A former reporter for ''The New York Times'', ''The Wall Street Journal'', and ''Newsweek'', he is currently a nonfiction book critic for ''The Guardian''. Biography Kaiser was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Philip Mayer Kaiser, a United States diplomat, and Hannah Greeley Kaiser; he has two brothers, one of them the journalist Robert Kaiser. He grew up in Washington, Albany, New York, Dakar, Senegal, London, England, Windsor, Connecticut, and New York City.Epidemiology_of_HIV/AIDS.html" ;"title="uring the Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS">AIDS epidemic" explaining, "I wanted to write a book that would include AIDS, but not be overwhelmed by it".Kranzky, Kyle"A Landmark Book on Gay History Has Been Updated and Re-Released for a New Generation,"''Los Angeles Magazine'' 23 Jul. 2019 In 2007, an updated ...
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1968 In America
The year was highlighted by Protests of 1968, protests and other unrests that occurred worldwide. Events January–February * January 5 – "Prague Spring": Alexander Dubček is chosen as leader of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia. * January 10 – John Gorton is sworn in as 19th Prime Minister of Australia, taking over from John McEwen after being 1968 Liberal Party of Australia leadership election, elected leader of the Liberal Party of Australia, Liberal Party the previous day, following the disappearance of Harold Holt. Gorton becomes the only Australian Senate, Senator to become Prime Minister, though he immediately transfers to the Australian House of Representatives, House of Representatives through the 1968 Higgins by-election in Holt's vacant seat. * January 15 – The 1968 Belice earthquake in Sicily kills 380 and injures around 1,000. * January 21 ** Vietnam War: Battle of Khe Sanh – One of the most publicized and controversial battles of the war ...
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