Charles Krauthammer

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Charles Krauthammer
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Born(1950-03-13)March 13, 1950
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
DiedJune 21, 2018(2018-06-21) (aged 68)
EducationMcGill University (BA)
Balliol College, Oxford
Harvard Medical School (MD)
OccupationPolitical columnist
Notable credit(s)
The New Republic (1981-2011)
The Washington Post (1985-present)
The Weekly Standard
Time (1983)
Inside Washington (1990-2013)
Robyn Trethewey (m. 1974)

Charles Krauthammer (/ˈkrt.hæmər/; March 13, 1950 – June 21, 2018) was an American syndicated Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, author, political commentator, and former physician. His weekly column was syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide.[1]

Krauthammer was paralyzed from the waist down due to a diving board accident while at Harvard University.[2]

He was a weekly panelist on PBS news program Inside Washington from 1990 until it ceased production in December 2013. He is a contributing editor to The Weekly Standard and a nightly panelist on Fox News Channel's Special Report with Bret Baier.

On June 8, 2018, Krauthammer announced that he had been suffering from small intestine cancer the "past ten months."[3] He died two weeks later on June 21 in Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 68.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Charles Krauthammer" Archived 2017-09-16 at the Wayback Machine. Harry Walker Agency bio. Retrieved October 26, 2013.
  2. "Trump Teases Critic for Being Paralyzed". Daily Beast. 2015. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  3. Krauthammer, Charles (2018-06-08). "Opinion | A note to readers". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2018-06-08.
  4. Charles Krauthammer, conservative commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner, dead at 68