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William Lawrence Lawrence Shirer

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William Lawrence Shirer, American author, journalist. Member P.E.N., Authors Guild (president), Council Foreign Relations, Society of America Historians, Legion of Honor, Century Club (New York City), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Shirer, William Lawrence was born on February 23, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Seward Smith and Bessie Josephine (Tanner) Shirer.

Education

AB, Coe College, 1925. Little D. (honorary), Coe College.

Career

Journalist, Paris edition Chicago Tribune, 1925-1926. Foreign correspondent (Tribune), 1926-1933, Universal News Service, 1935-1937. Became Continental representative Columbia Broadcasting System, 1937.

War correspondent, 1939-1945. Commentator, 1945-1947.

Works

book Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934 - 1941 book Berlin Diary 1934-1941: The Rise of the Third Reich, Illustrated Edition book Berlin Diary book End of a Berlin Diary book Berlin Diary book Berlin Diary, the Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941 book End of a Berlin Diary book End of the Berlin Diary. book Regreso a Berlín 1945-1947 / End Of A Berlin Diary 1945-1947 (Spanish Edition) book Berlin Diary:  The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934-1941 [and] End of a Berlin Diary, 1944-1947 book Midcentury Journey book Mid-century Journey Import book Stranger Come Home book The challenge of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland in our time book The Challenge of Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark , & Finland book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: a History of Nazi Germany book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (text only) 1st (First) edition by W.L. Shirer book Auge y caida del tercer Reich / The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich: Guerra y derrota / War and Defeat (Spanish Edition) book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich book The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler. book The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler (World Landmark Books, 47) book All About The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler book The Sinking of the Bismarck: The Deadly Hunt book Sinking of the Bismarck book Collapse of the Third Republic: An Inquiry into the Fall of France in 1940 book The Collapse of the Third Republic An Inquiry into the Rfall of France in 1940 book THE COLLAPSE OF THE THIRD REPUBLIC: An Inquiry Into the Fall Of France in 1940 book The collapse of the third Republic: an inquiry into the fall of France in 1940 book Gandhi: A Memoir book Gandhi a Memoir book Gandhi: A Memoir book Gandhi: A Memoir book Gandhi A Memoir book Gandhi a Memoir 1st edition by William L. Shirer (1980) Hardcover book 20th Century Journey: A Memoir of A Life and The Times - The Start 1904-1930 book 20th Century Journey: A Memoir of A Life and The Times - The Start 1904-1930 by William L. Shirer (1976) Hardcover book 20th Century Journey: A Memoir of a Life and the Times By William L. Shirer Vol 1 The Start 1904-1931 Uncorrected Proof book The Nightmare Years: 1930-1940, Vol. 2 book The Nightmare Years 1930-1940 book Berlin Diary book Berlin Diary, the Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941 book book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich book The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany (A Crest reprint) book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich Volume 1 (Volume 1) book THE RISE AND FALL OF ADOLF HITLER book The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler book The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler book Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler 2nd ptg thus edition by Shirer, William L (1964) Paperback book All About The Sinking Of The Bismarck book The collapse of the third Republic: an inquiry into the fall of France in 1940 book Gandhi: A Memoir by William L. Shirer (1982) Paperback book Gandhi : A Memoir book 20th Century Journey: A Memoir of the Life and the Times: The Start 10\904- 1930 book William L. Shirer : 20th Century Journey, a Memoir of a Life and the Times : The Start : 1904-1930/the Nightmare Years : 1930-1940 book Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941, Collector's Edition book End of the Berlin Diary. book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich Volume 1 (Volume 1) book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich a History of Nazi Germany (Two Volume Boxed Set) book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich 1st (first) edition Text Only book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany, Volumes I & II. (International Collector's Library, Volume I, Volume II) book All about the Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler. With plates, including portraits (Allabout Books.) book Auge y caida del Tercer Reich / Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: Triunfo de Adolf Hitler y suenos de conquista / Triumph of Adolf Hitler and His Dreams of Conquest (Spanish Edition) book THE RISE AND FALL OF ADOLF HITLER book 20th Century Journey a Memoir of a Life and the Times Volume II the Nightmare Years 1930-1940 book 20th Century Journey, A Memoir of a Life and the Times: Volume II, The Nightmare Years 1930-1940 book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany (2 Volumes) book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich Part 1 of 4 book By William L. Shirer - The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany (50 Anv) (9.11.2011) book THE SINKING OF THE BISMARCK - WORLD LANDMARK BOOKS book 20th Century Journey: A Memoir of a Life and the Times The Nightmare Years, 1930 book 20th Century Journey: A Memoir of a Life and the Times The Nightmare Years, 1930-1940 book Rise & Fall of the Third Reich (11) by Shirer, William L [Paperback (2011)] book The Sinking of the Bismarck: The Deadly Hunt by Shirer, William L. (2006) Paperback book Sterling Point Books: The Sinking of the Bismarck: The Deadly Hunt by Shirer, William L. (2006) Hardcover book The Sinking of the Bismarck: The Deadly Hunt book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich book The rise and fall of the third reich book The Sinking of the Bismarck: The Deadly Hunt book All about the sinking of the 'Bismarck' book Berlin Diary book Berlin Diary book Berlin Diary book Rise and Fall of the Third Reich - ( upper and lower volumes. )(Chinese Edition) book Rise and Fall of the Third Reich - Single Volume Edition book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich : A History of Nazi Germany in Two Volume book [(The Sinking of the book [ The Sinking of the Bismarck: The Deadly Hunt ] By Shirer, William L. ( Author ) [ 2006 ) [ Paperback ] book Nightmare Years 1930 1940 20TH Century book The Nightmare Years 1930-1940 by William L. Shirer (19-Nov-2001) Paperback book Berlin Diary - The Journal of A Foreign Coresspondent 1934 - 1941 book Berlin Diary 1933-41: The Rise of the Third Reich book Berlin Diary 1934-1941: The Rise of the Third Reich, Illustrated Edition Hardcover 1997 book Berlin Diary by William L. Shirer (1984) Hardcover book The Nightmare Years Volume II book Nightmare Years, The 1930-1940 * A Memoir Of A Life and Times book The Nightmare Years: 1930-1940, Vol. 2 1st edition by Shirer, William L. (1984) Hardcover book Berlin Diary the Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941 book BERLIN DIARY, the Journal of a Foreign Correspondedt 1934-1941 book Berlin Diary:  The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934-1941 [and] End of a Berlin Diary, 1944-1947 book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich. A History of Nazi Germany book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich. A history of Nazi Germany, etc book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich. Two Volume set book Rise and Fall of the Third Reich. Volume I: The rise of Hitler. the victory and consolidation(Chinese Edition) book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: a History of Nazi Germany book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany (Part 3 of 3)(Library Edition) book William L. Shirer : 20th Century Journey, a Memoir of a Life and the Times : The Start : 1904-1930/the Nightmare Years : 1930-1940 book The Nightmare Years, 1930-1940: Twentieth Century Journey Vol. II (William Shirer's Twentieth Century Journey) book Berlin Diary: The Journal af a Foreign Correspondent, 1934-1941. book Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941, an Unparalleled Eyewitness Account of Hitler's Germany by Shirer, William L. (2005) Hardcover book [(Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934-1941 )] [Author: William L. Shirer] [Apr-2002] book Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934-1941 by Shirer, William L. (2002) Paperback book [ [ [ Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent, 1934-1941[ BERLIN DIARY: THE JOURNAL OF A FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT, 1934-1941 ] By Shirer, William L. ( Author )Sep-19-2010 Paperback book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany (Part 3 of 3)(Library Edition) book The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany by Shirer, William L. (2011) Hardcover

Membership

Member P.E.N., Authors Guild (president), Council Foreign Relations, Society of America Historians, Legion of Honor, Century Club (New York City), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, gardening, sailing, hiking.

Connections

Married Theresa Stiberitz, 1931 (divorced 1970). Children: Eileen Inga Dean, Linda Elizabeth Rae. Married Irina Lugovskaya, 1988.

father:
Seward Smith Shirer

mother:
Bessie Josephine (Tanner) Shirer

spouses:
Theresa Stiberitz

Irina Lugovskaya

children:
Eileen Inga Dean Shirer

Linda Elizabeth Rae Shirer