#4030 Overall Influence

Randy Shilts

American journalist


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Randy Shilts was an American journalist and author. After studying journalism at the University of Oregon, he began working as a reporter for both The Advocate and the San Francisco Chronicle, as well as for San Francisco Bay Area television stations. In the early 1980s, he was noted for being the first openly-gay reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle. His first book The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk was a biography of LGBT activist Harvey Milk.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of Oregon

Public research university in Eugene, Oregon, USA

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#428 World Rank
#3289 World Rank