My sympathies and condolences to his family and friends.
Aug. 1, 2012
Gore Vidal, the author, playwright, politician and commentator whose novels, essays, plays and opinions were stamped by his immodest wit and unconventional wisdom, has died in Los Angeles.
Vidal died at his home in the Hollywood Hills at about 6.45pm on Tuesday of complications from pneumonia, his nephew Burr Steers said. Vidal had been living alone in the home and had been sick for “quite a while”, Steers said.
Aug 1, 2012 by AlJazeeraEnglish
Gore Vidal, the author, playwright, politician and commentator, has died in Los Angeles. Vidal died at his home in the Hollywood Hills on Tuesday evening of complications from pneumonia. Along with such contemporaries as Norman Mailer and Truman Capote, Vidal was among the last generation of US literary writers who were also genuine celebrity fixtures. Al Jazeera’s Dominc Kane looks back at his life.
onlineinquireron Feb 3, 2012
Gore Vidal America’s foremost living dramatist, author and political commentator talks at length about his early life and experiences with reference to his prolific writing achievements.
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Aug 1, 2012 by MOXNEWSd0tC0M
August 01, 2012 BBC News / October 22, 2009 HLN