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Things That Matter

Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics

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Author: Krauthammer, Charles
ISBN:978-0-385-34917-8
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Crown Publishing Group
Imprint:Crown Forum
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

 From America's preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer's essential, timeless writings.   A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades daz­zled readers with his keen insight into politics and government. His weekly column is a must-read in...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Popular Culture
History / United States / 20Th Century
Political Science / American Government / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.6 x 9.52 x 1.29 Inches
Book Weight:1.462 Pounds
Author Biography
Krauthammer, Charles (Author)
Charles Krauthammer was born in Manhattan, New York on March 13, 1950. He received a degree in political science and economics from McGill University in 1970 and a medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1975. In 1978, he was a research director at the National Institute of Mental Health in Washington and started getting articles about politics published in The New Republic. He started working for The New Republic full time in 1981 and wrote regularly for them until 2011. He also wrote regularly for Time magazine from 1983 to 2018 and a weekly column for The Washington Post from 1985 to 2018. He was a nightly panelist on Fox News's Special Report with Bret Baier for ten years and a panelist on PBS's Inside Washington from 1990 to 2013.

He received the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1987 for his Washington Post columns and the William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence. His books included Cutting Edges: Making Sense of the Eighties, Democratic Realism: An American Foreign Policy for a Unipolar World, and Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics. He died from cancer of the small intestine on June 21, 2018 at the age of 68.

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