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Rick Atkinson

Bald Lies and Legitimate Deception
Wrong at West Point
General Schwarzkopf's Temper
The Intriguing Gen. Colin Powell

Rick Atkinson wins a Pulitzer Prize in 1982 for a series of Kansas City Times' articles on the Vietnam War's impact on West Point's Class of 1966. Those articles become the basis for his book, "The Long Gray Line" (1989). He authors "Crusade" (1993), an in-depth study of the Persian Gulf War. Atkinson is now working on a history of the U.S. Army in World War II.