Robert Butler

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Gerontologist, Psychiatrist, Pulitzer Prize in Letters (General Non-Fiction)

Robert Butler is a pioneer in gerontology — the study of aging and its biological, psychological, and social implications. His book, Why Survive? Being Old in America, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1976. Butler is director and CEO of the U.S. branch of the International Longevity Center in New York City.