Midge Decter

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Midge Rosenthal Decter (July 25, 1927[1] – May 9, 2022) was an American journalist and author.[2][3][4][5][6] She was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She wrote for Commentary magazine. She also wrote articles for First Things, The Atlantic, National Review, The New Republic, The Weekly Standard, and the American Spectator.[7]

Decter studied at the University of Minnesota and New York University. She married Norman Podhoretz in 1956. They had two children. She died on May 9, 2022 in New York City, aged 94.[8]

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  1. "The Encyclopedia of Jewish Women: Midge Decter". Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  2. "Midge Decter". The Philadelphia Society. Retrieved April 12, 2018.
  3. "Midge Decter". HarperCollins US. Retrieved April 12, 2018.
  4. Heritage Foundation Board of Trustees Archived March 4, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  5. Gallagher, Dorothy (September 16, 2001). "No U-Turns". Retrieved April 12, 2018 – via NYTimes.com.
  6. "Converts Podhoretz & Decter Didn't Get a Job from Reagan, but Don't Knock a Blurb". Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved April 12, 2018.
  7. American Spectator webpage Archived November 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  8. Midge Decter, leading neo-conservative, dead at 94