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New York, New York 10003

United States

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A nonprofit media center, The Nation Institute is dedicated to strengthening the independent press and advancing social justice and civil rights. Our dynamic range of programs includes a bestselling book publishing imprint, Nation Books; our award-winning ... more

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Employment History

The Cold War Museum

Grand Alliance

Alfred A. Knopf

Professor of History

Tufts University

Prize Winning Biographer


Professor of History

George Mason University


Princeton University


AMERICA: The Catholic Weekly Magazine


Dartmouth College


Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

the State Department

Walter S. Dickson Professor of English and American History
Tufts Observer Online

Member, Advisory Board
the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

The Day

War Stimson



Dartmouth College


Lebanon Valley College



University of California , Los Angeles


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In 1981's "Hiroshima and Modern Memory," ... [cached]

In 1981's "Hiroshima and Modern Memory," the Pulitzer-winning historian and current Nation editorial board member Martin Sherwin wrote:

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Martin J. Sherwin

Martin J. Sherwin is a Pulitzer Prize -winning American historian. His scholarship mostly concerns the history of the development of atomic energy and nuclear proliferation.
Sherwin received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and his Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was the long-time Walter S. Dickson professor of English and American history at Tufts University until his retirement in May 2007. He is now a professor emeritus of Tufts and a University Professor at George Mason University.
He has received numerous awards and grants besides those listed here.
He and co-author Kai Bird shared the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 2006, for their book on Robert Oppenheimer's life, titled American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Sherwin worked on the book for two decades before Bird, a writer (and not a historian), came on to collaborate in piecing all his research together.
Sherwin also wrote A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and its Legacies, which won the Stuart L. Bernath Prize and the American History Book Prize. A previous book on nuclear policy was a runner-up for the Pulitzer.
Sherwin serves on the board of The Nation magazine, to which he is a regular contributor. While a professor at Princeton University, he taught and mentored Katrina vanden Heuvel, now editor-in-chief of The Nation.
He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Susan. His daughter is a graduate of and a professor at Tufts.
Profile of Martin J. Sherwin and American Prometheus at Tufts University Retrieved from ""

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By Jonathan Schell & Martin J. Sherwin

Jonathan Schell & Martin J. Sherwin:
About Martin J. Sherwin
Martin J. Sherwin won the Pulitzer Prize as co-author of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer. more ...

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Many of the recently added interviews were conducted in the 1980s by historian Martin Sherwin, co-author of American Prometheus, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

Sherwin recorded audio interviews with dozens of Manhattan Project veterans and friends of Oppenheimer.

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