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Author photo. Garry Trudeau in 1995, with his father Francis B. Trudeau, Jr. (founder of the <a href="http://www.trudeauinstitute.org/">Trudeau Institute</a>, an independent, not-for-profit biomedical research center) (courtesy of Garry Trudeau and the Institute)

Garry Trudeau in 1995, with his father Francis B. Trudeau, Jr. (founder of the Trudeau Institute, an independent, not-for-profit biomedical research center) (courtesy of Garry Trudeau and the Institute)

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Garretson Beekman "Garry" Trudeau was born in New York City in 1948, and raised in Saranac Lake, New York. He attended Yale University, where he received his Bachelor's of Arts and an M.F.A. in graphic design. He is an American cartoonist, best known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Doonesbury comic strip. Trudeau premiered Doonesbury in 1970, and it now appears in nearly 1400 daily and Sunday newspapers in the U.S. and abroad. His work has been collected in nearly 60 books, which have sold over 7 million copies. In 1975, Trudeau became the first comic strip artist ever to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. In 1989, he was a finalist for a second Pulitzer. Trudeau went on tp write and co-direct the animated film, "A Doonesbury Special", for NBC in 1977. The film was nominated for an Academy Award and received the Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Collaborating with composer Elizabeth Swados in 1983, Trudeau wrote the book and lyrics for the Broadway musical, "Doonesbury", for which he was nominated for two Drama Desk Awards. A cast album of the show, recorded for MCA, received a Grammy nomination. Trudeau collaborated again with Swados in 1984, on "Rap Master Ronnie", a satirical revue about the Reagan Administration. Over the next four years the show was continuously updated for numerous productions around the country. A filmed version of Rap Master Ronnie, featuring Jim Morris, the Smothers Brothers, and Carol Kane was broadcast on Cinemax in 1988. In 1988, Trudeau wrote and co-produced, with director Robert Altman, HBO's critically acclaimed "Tanner '88", a satiric look at that year's presidential election campaign. The show won awards both in the U.S. and abroad, including the gold medal for Best Television Series at the Cannes Television Festival, and Best Imported Program from the British Broadcasting Press Guild. "Tanner '88" also earned an Emmy - as well as four ACE award nominations. Ben & Jerry's introduced "Doonesberry," a sorbet made with raspberries and blueberries, in 1996 in honor of the cartoon series. Since 1999 Trudeau has also worked with Starbucks to offer "Dbury@Sbucks," a series of limited edition Doonesbury products that raise money for local literacy programs. m In February of 2000 Trudeau, working with Dotcomix, launched Duke2000, a presidential campaign and website featuring a real-time 3-D streaming-animation character. Nearly 30 campaign videos were posted on the site, and Ambassador Duke was interviewed by satellite on "Live on Larry King" and 60 local TV news programs. Trudeau has received honorary degrees from Yale, Colgate, Williams, Duke and 18 other universities. He has been inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has contributed articles to Harper's, Rolling Stone, The New Republic, The New Yorker, New York, and The Washington Post. For five years he was an occasional columnist for the New York Times op-ed page, and is currently a contributing essayist for Time magazine. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from The Doonesbury Chronicles
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The Doonesbury Chronicles 737 copies, 9 reviews
Doonesbury's Greatest Hits 509 copies, 6 reviews
In Search of Reagan's Brain 218 copies, 3 reviews
An Especially Tricky People 214 copies, 3 reviews
Dare To Be Great, Ms Caucus 213 copies, 4 reviews
Guilty, Guilty, Guilty! 207 copies, 3 reviews
As the Kid Goes for Broke 200 copies, 1 review
Stalking the Perfect Tan 195 copies, 1 review
Still a Few Bugs in the System 190 copies, 1 review
And That's My Final Offer! 187 copies, 1 review
But This War Had Such Promise 185 copies, 2 reviews
Got War? 181 copies, 3 reviews
Check Your Egos at the Door 173 copies, 3 reviews
We're Not Out of the Woods Yet 170 copies, 4 reviews
The Portable Doonesbury 169 copies, 2 reviews
He's Never Heard of You, Either 164 copies, 1 review
You Give Great Meeting, Sid 156 copies, 1 review
Ask for May, Settle for June 155 copies, 1 review
40: A Doonesbury Retrospective (Author) 146 copies, 1 review
Downtown Doonesbury 144 copies, 3 reviews
The Wreck of the "Rusty Nail" 142 copies, 1 review
Give Those Nymphs Some Hooters! 136 copies, 4 reviews
You're Smokin' Now, Mr Butts 131 copies, 3 reviews
Talkin' About My G-G-Generation 122 copies, 3 reviews
Death of a Party Animal 119 copies, 4 reviews
Planet Doonesbury 118 copies, 3 reviews
We're Eating More Beets! 114 copies, 1 review
Virtual Doonesbury 113 copies, 3 reviews
Buck Wild Doonesbury 110 copies, 1 review
Calling Dr Whoopee! 110 copies, 1 review
Talk to the Hand 99 copies, 4 reviews
I'd Go with the Helmet, Ray 98 copies, 3 reviews
Duke 2000: Whatever It Takes 89 copies, 4 reviews
Welcome To Club Scud! 88 copies, 1 review
The Doonesbury Nation 86 copies, 3 reviews
Heckuva Job, Bushie! 83 copies, 3 reviews
Quality Time on Highway 1 79 copies, 3 reviews
Don't Ever Change, Boopsie 76 copies, 2 reviews
I Have No Son 60 copies
Dude: The Big Book of Zonker 59 copies, 1 review
Welcome to the Nerd Farm! 55 copies, 2 reviews
Adjectives Will Cost You Extra 38 copies, 2 reviews
Squared Away: A Doonesbury Book 30 copies, 2 reviews
Is This Your First Purge, Miss? 29 copies, 2 reviews
The War in Quotes (Introduction) 18 copies
Dressed for Failure, I See 17 copies, 1 review
Doonesbury: America oggi 8 copies, 1 review
Tanner 88 [TV mini series] (Writer) 6 copies
Det bliver over mit lig! 4 copies, 1 review
Plantehviskeren 1 copy, 1 review
Doonesbury 1985 1 copy, 1 review
Calvin and Hobbes (Foreword) 3,997 copies, 42 reviews
Language Myths (Illustrator) 503 copies, 9 reviews
The Best of Pogo (intr, some editions) 95 copies, 1 review
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