About Gore Vidal
October 03, 1925 - July 31, 2012
|Place of Birth||:||West Point, New York, USA|
|Also Known As||:||Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Edgar Box, Cameron Kay, Katherine Everard|
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Gore Vidal (born October 3, 1925) is an American author, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and liberal political activist. Early in his career he wrote The City and the Pillar (1948), which outraged mainstream critics as one of the first major American novels to feature unambiguous homosexuality. He also ran for political office twice and served as a longtime political critic.