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Philip L. Fradkin

Philip L. Fradkin (February 28, 1935 – July 8, 2012)[1] was an American environmentalist historian, journalist and author. Fradkin authored books ranging from Alaska, California and Nevada, with topics ranging from water conservation, earthquakes, and nuclear weapons.

Fradkin attended Montclair Kimberley Academy, graduating in the class of 1953.[2]

Fradkin shared a Pulitzer Prize awarded to the metropolitan staff of the Los Angeles Times for coverage of the Watts riots in 1965.[3][4] In 2005, Fradkin was given the Californiana Award by the Commonwealth Club of California.

He commented on controversial issues such as plagiarism allegations towards Wallace Stegner's Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Angle of Repose, based on the letters of the American Old West author Mary Hallock Foote.[5]

Selected works


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