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Robert Emmet Sherwood
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1896
New Rochelle
Westchester County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1955
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Author, playwright, screenwriter. He was educated at Milton Academy and then Harvard University. He was wounded in World War I while fighting with the Canadian Black Watch in Europe. Upon returning to the United States, he began working for such magazines as Vanity Fair and Life as a movie critic. His first play was The Road to Rome; (1927). He had already begun to write for the silver screen in 1926. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1936, 1939, and 1941. He won the Pulitzer for Biography in 1948. He won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay for The Best Years of Our Lives in 1946. 
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  Madeline Hurlock (1899 - 1989)
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Record added: Jul 22, 2009
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Robert Emmet Sherwood
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- Thomas
 Added: Nov. 4, 2015
Thinking of you.
- Kaleigh Jones-Clark
 Added: Mar. 12, 2015
What a tremendous writer you were. FDR depended on you. Your phrase "the arsenal of democracy" was exactly the right term to describe America during the trying times of World War II. Rest in Peace.
- Roddy
 Added: Feb. 5, 2014
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