Martin Duberman

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



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


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


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]


  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. 
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