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(July 9, 1931- ) Born Haynes Bonner Johnson in New York City. Graduated from University of Missouri in 1952 with degree in journalism. Served in U.S. Army in Korea from 1952 to 1955, becoming first lieutenant, after which he earned a master's in American history from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Began career as reporter at Wilmington News-Journal (1956-57). Moved to Washington Star in 1957, working as reporter, rewriteman, assistant city editor, and national assignments reporter (1957-69). Won 1966 Pulitzer Prize in national reporting for articles on Selma civil rights demonstrations. Served as Washington Post national correspondent (1969-73), assistant managing editor (1973-77), and columnist (1977-94). Taught journalism at Princeton (1975, 1978), Berkeley (1990), and George Washington University (1994-96); since 1998 has held Knight Chair at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland. Has appeared as television commentator on Washington Week in Review (1967-94), The Today Show (1979-80), and The News Hour with Jim Lehrer (1994- ). Author of Dusk at the Mountain: The Negro, the Nation, and the Capital (1963), The Bay of Pigs: The Leaders' Story of Brigade 2506 (1964, with Manuel Artime, Jose Perez San Roman, Erneido Oliva, and Enrique Ruiz-Williams), Fulbright: The Dissenter (1968, with Bernard M. Gwertzman), The Unions (1972, with Nick Kotz), Lyndon (1973, with Richard Harwood), The Working White House (1975), In the Absence of Power: Governing America (1980), The Landing (novel, with Howard Simons, 1986), Sleepwalking Through History: America in the Reagan Years (1991), Divided We Fall: Gambling with History in the Nineties (1994), The System (1996, with David S. Broder), and The Best of Times: America in the Clinton Years (2001).