Pfaff, William (Wendel), (III)

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PFAFF, William (Wendel), (III)

PFAFF, William (Wendel), (III). American, b. 1928. Genres: International relations/Current affairs, Politics/Government, History. Career: Columnist, International Herald Tribune and Los Angeles Times Syndicate, 1978-. Political commentator, New Yorker, 1972-92. Associate Ed., Commonweal, NYC, 1949-55; Writer, ABC-News and Public Affairs, NYC, 1955-57; Executive, Free Europe Committee, Inc., NYC, 1957-61; Sr. Member, Hudson Institute, Inc., Croton-on-Hudson, New York, 1961-78; Deputy Director, Hudson Research Europe, Ltd., Paris, 1971-78. Publications: (with E. Stillman) The New Politics: America and the End of the Postwar World, 1961; (with E. Stillman) The Politics of Hysteria: The Sources of Twentieth Century Conflict, 1964; (with E. Stillman) Power and Impotence: The Failure of America's Foreign Policy, 1966; (with E. Stillman, Frank E. Armbruster, Raymond Gastil, and Herman Kahn) Can We Win in Vietnam?, 1968; Condemned to Freedom, 1971; Barbarian Sentiments: How the American Century Ends, 1989, rev. ed., 2000; The Wrath of Nations: Civilization and the Furies of Nationalism, 1993. Address: 72 Avenue Victor Hugo, 75116 Paris, France.