"David Halberstam" was an American journalist and historian, known for his early work on the Vietnam War, his work on politics, history, the African-American Civil Rights Movement/Civil Rights Movement, business, media, American culture, and his later sports journalism. He won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1964.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous journalists! More David Halberstam on Wikipedia.
I am made nervous, as someone who works in the same vineyard, by the idea of inventing himself as a fictional character, ... It seems unnecessary. It seems taking a major liberty. And the problem with it is if you invent the fictional character and you take this liberty, then the reader is going to think what other liberties?David Halberstam