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Donald L. Barlett

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Date of Birth: 1936 , July-17
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Donald L. Barlett

1936 Born
1953 Joined US Army Counter Intelligence Corps
1956 Joined Reading (Pennsylvania) Times
1970 Became collaborated with James B Steele
1975 Won Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting
1979 Published her first book, Empire: The Life, Legend, and Madness
1992 Released his 3rd book, America: What Went Wrong?
1997 Joined Time

Detail Timeline of Donald L. Barlett

July 17 , 1936

Born

Talented and industrious, Donald L. Barlett was born in the mid 1930s in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States of America to American parents. He grew up in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. His nationality is American and he is of Caucasian ethnicity.

1953

Joined US Army Counter Intelligence Corps

After his high school graduation, Donald joined Pennsylvania State University. In 1953, he joined US Army Counter Intelligence Corps and he worked there as a special agent for about three years. He served in this post till 1953 and then he began his journalism career. 

1956

Joined Reading (Pennsylvania) Times

In 1956, he joined Reading (Pennsylvania) Times where he worked as a reporter. He worked in this news magazine for about nine years and then he joined The Plain Dealer as an investigative journalist. He also worked at The Chicago Daily News and The Philadelphia Inquirer in the same post. 

1970

Became collaborated with James B Steele

In 1970, he joined The Philadelphia Inquirer; there he became close with an American investigative journalist and author James B. Steele. Together they have won several titles and honors like Pulitzer Prizes, National Magazine Awards and many more. 

1975

Won Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

In 1975, they released a series Auditing the Internal Revenue Service and this work earned them their first Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. They won this award for the second time in this life at the end of 1980s. 

1979

Published her first book, Empire: The Life, Legend, and Madness

He often collaborates with James B. Steele. Together they published their first book in 1979 under the title Empire: The Life, Legend, and Madness of Howard Hughes. Till date they have released several books and articles. 

1992

Released his 3rd book, America: What Went Wrong?

He and James B. Steele published their second book Forevermore: Nuclear Waste in America in the mid 1980s. Their 3rd book America: What Went Wrong? was published in 1992. In 2012, they published a book under the title The Betrayal of the American Dream. 

1997

Joined Time

Donald L. Barlett is an investigative journalist from United States. He is also famous for being an author. In the mid 1990s, he joined Time as it’s editors-at-large with Steele. During their work in Time, they won two National Magazine Awards. 

Content

Donald has been married to Nancy Barlett since a long time. As a loving spouse, they are strongly bonded into this married life. His nationality is American and he is of Caucasian ethnicity.

After his high school graduation, Donald joined Pennsylvania State University. In 1953, he joined US Army Counter Intelligence Corps and he worked there as a special agent for about three years. He served in this post till 1953 and then he began his journalism career. In 1956, he joined Reading (Pennsylvania) Times where he worked as a reporter. He worked in this news magazine for about nine years and then he joined The Plain Dealer as an investigative journalist. He also worked at The Chicago Daily News and The Philadelphia Inquirer in the same post. In 1970, he joined The Philadelphia Inquirer; there he became close with an American investigative journalist and author James B. Steele. In 1975, they released a series Auditing the Internal Revenue Service and this work earned them their first Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. Together they published their first book in 1979 under the title Empire: The Life, Legend, and Madness of Howard Hughes. Their second book Forevermore: Nuclear Waste in America was released in the mid 1980s. He is now aged 79 years old and his net worth is in millions.