Richard Russo

Life

birth

1949

Earned Ba

1967

Ph.D

1979

Earned MFA

1980

Published Mohawk

1986

Published the Risk Pool

1988

Retired from teaching

1994

His book "Nobody's Fool" was made into a movie

1994

Published Empire Falls

2001

Won the Pultizer prize for literature

2002

World events

Korean war began

1950

Korean war ended

1953

sputnik

1957

Vietnam War Started

1959

JFK assassination

1963

Moon Landing

1969

Watergate break-in

1972

Vietnam war ended

1975

9/11

2001

U.S. Invasion of Iraq

2003