Shirer
biographical name William Lawrence 1904-1993 American author

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  • Shirer — William L. Shirer William L. Shirer Naissance 23 février 1904 Chicago Décès 28 décembre  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shirer — William L. Shirer 1961 William Lawrence Shirer (* 23. Februar 1904 in Chicago; † 28. Dezember 1993 in Boston) war ein US amerikanischer Historiker, Journalist und Publizist. Er gilt als der bekannteste jener unabhängigen Zeitzeugen, die als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shirer — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and was originally used in Scotland and northern England. The surname is derived from an occupational name for a sheep shearer, or someone who used scissors to trim the surface of finished cloth… …   Surnames reference

  • Shirer — noun United States broadcast journalist who was in Berlin at the outbreak of World War II (1904 1993) • Syn: ↑William Lawrence Shirer • Instance Hypernyms: ↑journalist * * * /shuyeur euhr/, n. William Lawrence, born 1904, U.S. journalist, news… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shirer — /shuyeur euhr/, n. William Lawrence, born 1904, U.S. journalist, news broadcaster, and writer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shirer, William L. — ▪ American author in full  William Lawrence Shirer   born Feb. 23, 1904, Chicago, Ill., U.S. died Dec. 28, 1993, Boston, Mass.       American journalist, historian, and novelist, best known for his massive study The Rise and Fall of the Third… …   Universalium

  • Shirer, William Lawrence — ▪ 1994       U.S. journalist and author (b. Feb. 23, 1904, Chicago, Ill. d. Dec. 28, 1993, Boston, Mass.), kept extensive diaries while working for CBS as a radio broadcaster in Berlin (1937 41) and used them and volumes of confidential… …   Universalium

  • Shirer, William Lawrence — (1904 1993)    Journalist and historian William L. Shirer was born in Chicago, Illinois, and educated at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was the European correspondent for the Chicago Tribune from 1925 to 1932 and then joined the Berlin… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Shirer,William Lawrence — Shir·er (shīrʹər), William Lawrence. 1904 1993. American journalist and historian known for his vivid radio broadcasts from Berlin at the outset of World War II and for the popular history The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (1960). * * * …   Universalium

  • Shirer, William L(awrence) — born Feb. 23, 1904, Chicago, Ill., U.S. died Dec. 28, 1993, Boston, Mass. U.S. journalist, historian, and novelist. He served as a foreign correspondent and radio broadcaster in Europe and India in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. Berlin Diary (1941)… …   Universalium

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