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Birth: August 2, 1931; New York City
Death: May 1, 1967; Da Nang, Vietnam
Occupation: Pianist, war correspondent, author, John Birch Society lecturer
Notable journeys: Toured South America, Europe and Africa (Rwanda-Urundi and South Africa) as a “musical genius” in the 1950s. Died in a helicopter crash during the Vietnam War while attempting to escort eight orphans to safety.
Notable work: Jungle Saints: Africa’s Heroic Catholic Missionaries; Good Men Die
Quote: “Aggression produces less tragedy than vacillation.”