. . . Birthday, Seymour M. Hersh! *
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* Former reporter for United Press International, the Associated Press, Dispatch News Service and the New York Times; former contributor to The New Yorker, occasional contributor to The London Review of Books, and author, most recently, of The Killing of Osama bin Laden (Verso, 2016) and Reporter: A Memoir (Knopf, 2018); born on this day in 1937.
Note: For a look at the 10,000-word essay which forms the bulk of the book of four pieces by Hersh published in LRB, click HERE. It originally appeared in the May 21, 2015, issue of that periodical.