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Murray Kempton
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Born: December 16, 1917

Died: May 5, 1997 (aged 79)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Journalist

Bio: James Murray Kempton was an influential American journalist. He won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1985 and won the 1974 U.S. National Book Award in category Contemporary Affairs for The Briar Patch: The People of the State of New York versus Lumumba Shakur, et al.

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