Bill O'Reilly

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Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly (born September 10, 1949) is an American conservative political commentator who hosted The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News from 1996 until 2017, after Fox News fired him. O'Reilly also hosted The Radio Factor (2002-2009) and Inside Edition (1989-1995).

O'Reilly was born in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City. He has written some books[1] including Pinheads and Patriots.[2]

O'Reilly has been criticized for claims he reported events in the Falkland Islands War between Argentina and the Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland incorrectly. [3] He also has been criticized by former Washington Post editor Jeff Morley for claiming he was outside George de Mohrenschildt's house when he committed suicide.[4]

In April 2017, Fox News Channel fired O'Reilly from the network due to sexual harassment accusations.[5]

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O'Reilly is known for his Killing series of historical nonfiction books, all written with Martin Dugard. The first five books in the series are about the violent deaths, or attempted assassinations, of historic figures. The two most recent deal with major episodes in American military history. These are:

All of his Killing books have been made into television movies for National Geographic.

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