Salinger, Pierre

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(1925-2004) US journalist – best known for his stint as John F Kennedy's press secretary from 1961 – briefly US Senator for California in 1964, and author. His very Near Future tale, On Instructions of my Government (1971), describes the consequences of the discovery of a Chinese Communist missile base in South America. [JC]

Pierre Emil George Salinger

born San Francisco, California: 14 June 1925

died Le Thon, Cavaillon, France: 16 October 2004

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