Ron Rosenbaum Writer

Ron Rosenbaum (born November 27, 1946) is an American journalist and author. Rosenbaum was born into a Jewish family in New York City, New York and grew up in Bay Shore, New York. He graduated from Yale University in 1968 and won a Carnegie Fellowship to attend Yale's graduate program in English Literature, though he dropped out after taking one course. He wrote for The Village Voice for several years, leaving in 1975 after which he wrote for Esquire, Harper's, High Times, Vanity Fair, New York Times Magazine and Slate. Rosenbaum spent more than ten years doing research on Adolf Hitler including travels to Vienna, Munich, London, Paris, and Jerusalem, interviewing leading historians, philosophers, biographers, theologians and psychologists. Some of those interviewed by Rosenbaum included Daniel Goldhagen, David Irving, Rudolph Binion, Claude Lanzmann, Hugh Trevor-Roper, Alan Bullock, Christopher Browning, George Steiner, and Yehuda Bauer. The result was his 1998 book, Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil (Harper Collins. ISBN 0-679-43151-9).

Personal details

Date of birth
November 27th, 1946
United States of America


1. Yale University Colleges/University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Institution info

Type Private university
2013. 20.8 bil. $
2012. 19.3 bil. $
Institution colors
246 Church Street, 06520 - New Haven, Connecticut
2012. 5,379
2010. 5,310
2009. 5,270
2012. 6,501
2011. 6,318
2010. 6,391
Acceptance rate
2014. 6.26 %
2012. 7.1 %
2012. 6.8 %
2010. 8.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 44 K $
2012. 42.3 K $
2011. 40.5 K $
2010. 38.3 K $
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Notable alumni by gender
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People attended Yale University connected by profession and/or age

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Written work

1.Rebirth of the salesman

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1979. at New York City (258 pages)

2.Explaining Hitler

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1998. at New York City
1999. by HarperCollins
Adolf Hitler

3.The secret parts of fortune

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2000. at New York City (799 pages)
Literary criticism
Popular culture
United States of America
20th century
History of the United States

4.The Shakespeare Wars: Clashing Scholars, Public Fiascoes, Palace Coups

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2006. by Random House
2006. at New York City
20th century


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