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August Heckscher II

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Name  August II
Role  Author
TV shows  Books for Our Time

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Died  1997, New York City, New York, United States
Awards  Ambassador Book Award for Biography & Autobiography
Books  Woodrow Wilson: A Biography, When LaGuardia was mayor, These are the days <1935 : 1, Alive in the city: memoir of, St Paul's

August Heckscher II (September 16, 1913 – April 5, 1997) was an American public intellectual and author whose work explored the American liberalism of political leaders including Woodrow Wilson. He was the grandson of capitalist August Heckscher. He served as President John F. Kennedy's Special Consultant on the Arts, the first White House cultural advisor, 1962–63, as well New York City Mayor John Lindsay's Parks Commissioner, 1967-1972, amongst other highlights in a wide-ranging career and life.

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