in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Biographical Studies. 1190 words.
Shilts, Randy Martin (08 August 1951–17 February 1994), journalist, was born in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Bud Shilts, a salesman of prefabricated housing, and Norma (maiden name unknown)....