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1964 – Brendan Behan, writer/poet, dies at 41 in the Meath Hospital from complications caused by diabetes and alcohol.
“What the hell difference does it make, left or right? There were good men lost on both sides.” –Brendan Behan
Brendan Francis Behan was an Irish poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright who wrote in both English and Irish. 327 more words
On March 13th 1961, a beaming Brendan Behan and his somewhat less enthusiastic wife Beatrice arrived in New York on the Cunard Liner Queen Elizabeth. As the ship docked at Pier 90 near West 50th Street on the North River, a photographer from the Daily News captured him, calmly sipping tea and smoking a cigar. 1,485 more words