Robert E. Sherwood

  • Please Don't Frighten Us

    ROBERT E. SHERWOOD left Harvard in 1917 to volunteer in the Canadian Black Watch during the First World War. On his return he began the writing of those comedies, The Road to Rome, Waterloo Bridge, Reunion in Vienna, which established his early reputation. His work acquired additional force’ and depth as the crisis abroad reached across the Atlantic, and for his plays, Idiot’s Delight, Abe Lincoln in Illinois, and There Shall Be No Night he was three times awarded the Pulitzer Prize, A confidant of F.D.R. and a friend of Harry Hopkins, he completed Roosevelt and Hopkins on Mr. Hopkins’s death.

  • For Whom the Bell Tolls