University of Texas at Austin
A play about President Lyndon B. Johnson, "All the Way," becomes a major Broadway success.
Adapts Graham Greene's "The Quiet American" for director Philip Noyce.
"The Kentucky Cycle" wins the Pulitzer Prize.
Wrote an unproduced screenplay in 1999 for Universal Pictures about the life of World War II hero and Olympian Louis Zamperini, whose story would eventually gain its screen adaptation in Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" (2014).