Seymour Hersh who is an American investigation journalist as well as an author based in the Washington, D.C. was born on 8th April of the year 1937. He is the regular contributor to “The New Yorker magazine on the military and security matters. He is the native of Chicago, Illinois, United States. He joined the University of Chicago to get the education and got graduated from there with a degree in history. After that, he struggled to find a job for himself. He started to work at the Walgreens and it was after that when he got accepted into the University of Chicago Law School. But he was expelled soon due to his poor grades.
Hersh first came into the lime light in the year 1969 when he exposed My Lai Massacre as well as its cover-up during Vietnam War. For that, he received 1970 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. Prior to that, Seymour has also written multiple books. He published his first book in 1968 which was titled as Chemical and Biological Warfare. His other books includes My Lai 4, Cover-Up, The Price of Power, The Target Is Destroyed, and many more.
To talk about his personal life biography, Seymour has already got married. He is married to his wife Elizabeth Sarah Klein with whom he exchanged vows in the year 1958. The couple has since become husband and wife as well as together with each other and they are living a blissful life. Apart from that, Seymour has now reached at the age of 78. He has won two National Magazine Awards as well as he is also the five time Polk winner and recipient of 2004 George Orwell Award. Besides that, Hersh is also active in various social media like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. More details about him and his blogs can also be found in different internet sites.