Daily Archives: 24 April 2007

David Halberstam: Rest in peace

David Halberstam, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Powers That Be, the definitive biography of the American media, died in a car accident in the Bay Area in San Francisco yesterday. He was 73. Halberstam had come to Berkeley to give a talk on ‘Turning Journalism Into History’. “A writer should be like a playwright…