Samuel G. Freedman

Professor, Author

1955 –

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Who is Samuel G. Freedman?

Samuel G. Freedman is an American author and journalist and currently a professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He has authored six nonfiction books, including Who She Was: A Son's Search for His Mother's Life, a book about his mother's life as a teenager and young woman, and Letters to a Young Journalist. Freedman has also won the National Jewish Book Award in 2000 in the Non-Fiction category for Jew vs. Jew: The Struggle for the Soul of American Jewry, and his book The Inheritance: How Three Families Moved from Roosevelt to Reagan and Beyond was a finalist for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize. Additionally, he currently writes The New York Times column "On Religion" and formerly wrote The Jerusalem Post column "In the Diaspora." His latest book, Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights, was published in New York, in August 2013 by Simon & Schuster.

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Born
Oct 3, 1955
New York City
Also known as
  • Samuel Freedman
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  • United States of America
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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

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on July 23, 2013

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