Martin Duberman

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Martin Bauml Duberman (born August 6, 1930) is an American historian, biographer, playwright, and gay rights activist.

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Academia[edit]

Duberman is Professor of History Emeritus at the Graduate School of the City University of New York and Lehman College.[citation needed]

Activism[edit]

In 1968, he signed the “Writers and Editors War Tax Protest” pledge, vowing to refuse tax payments in protest against the Vietnam War.[1]

Writing[edit]

He has written more than 20 books, on such subjects as James Russell Lowell (a National Book Award finalist[citation needed]), Charles Francis Adams, Sr. (Bancroft Prize winner[citation needed]), Paul Robeson,[citation needed] the Stonewall riots,[2] Howard Zinn,[citation needed] and the Haymarket affair,[3] and the memoir Cures: A Gay Man's Odyssey.[citation needed] His play In White America won the Vernon Rice/Drama Desk Award for Best Off-Broadway Production in 1963.[citation needed] He also won two Lambda Awards for Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past, an anthology he co-edited, and a special award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his "contributions to literature."[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Writers and Editors War Tax Protest". New York Post. January 30, 1968. 
  2. ^ Duberman, Martin (1993). Stonewall. Dutton Books. ISBN 9780525936022. 
  3. ^ Duberman, Martin (2004). Haymarket: A Novel. Seven Stories Press. 
  4. ^ http://web.gc.cuny.edu/clags/pages/founding.html

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