Allen Drury would convert these experiences into his first novel Advise and Consent, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1960.
12 Facts About Allen Drury
Allen Drury had a reputation as an elegant writer when he came to the paper.
Scotty Reston was then trying to persuade The Times to write plain English, and it was assumed that Allen Drury was brought in to promote this campaign.
Allen Drury later wrote a memorandum for his archives at the Hoover Institution in which he gives a full account of how the book came to be written and published.
Allen Drury became a political correspondent for Reader's Digest, but wrote very little for it.
Allen Drury then turned his attention to the next presidential election after those events with Capable of Honor and Preserve and Protect.
Allen Drury disagreed with Aldred's view that Akhenaten's religious innovations were accepted by the supplanted religious authorities.
Allen Drury returned to the Senate in 1979 with Mark Coffin, USS.
Allen Drury wrote stand-alone novels, Decision about the Supreme Court, and Pentagon and A Thing of State about the State Department.
Allen Drury lived in Tiburon, California, from 1964 until his death.
Allen Drury completed his 20th novel, Public Men, just two weeks before his death.
Allen Drury died of cardiac arrest on September 2,1998, his 80th birthday, at St Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco, California.