Gore Vidal

Birthday: October 3rd, 1925 Date of Death: July 31st, 2012 Place of Birth: West Point, New York, USA

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Gore Vidal (born October 3, 1925) is an American author, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and liberal political activist. Early in his career he wrote The City and the Pillar (1948), which outraged mainstream critics as one of the first major American novels to feature unambiguous homosexuality. He also ran for political office twice and served as a longtime political critic.

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