BILL HENRY, TWO-TIME PULITZER WINNER, DIES

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William A. Henry III, a Senior Writer at TIME, died of a heart attack early this morning in Maidenhead, England, where he was visiting relatives. Twice a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Henry was TIME's drama critic as well as a frequent contributor of stories on subjects ranging as wide as the scope of the magazine itself. His favorite topic, though, was the theater. He had even contemplated an acting career as a youth, but lamented: "There aren't many parts for a short, plump actor who can't sing or dance." He wrote "Visions of America," a widely praised book on the 1984 election campaign, and another book, "Visions of Elitisim," which will be published by Doubleday this fall. A TV documentary on Director Bob Fosse won him a 1990 Emmy Award. Henry was 44 when he died. He is survived by his wife, Gail Henry.The transcript of Henry's final journalistic work, moderating a roundtable discussion of gay rights, is available in the Daily News Archives. To find all recent articles by him, click Search Time Online, open Search Past Issues, enter "William A. Henry III".