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The Nation (U.S. Periodical) People : Naomi Klein, Christopher Hitchens, Alexander Cockburn, Chris Hedges, Eric Alterman, the Nation
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Overview - Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Naomi Klein, Christopher Hitchens, Alexander Cockburn, Chris Hedges, Eric Alterman, the Nation, Neve Gordon, Fred J.  Read more...

 
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Naomi Klein, Christopher Hitchens, Alexander Cockburn, Chris Hedges, Eric Alterman, the Nation, Neve Gordon, Fred J. Cook, David Corn, Dan Wakefield, Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Katha Pollitt, Calvin Trillin, Victor Saul Navasky, Christopher Hayes, Jeff Chang, Hilton Kramer, Patricia J. Williams, Gary Younge, Amy Sohn. Excerpt: Alexander Cockburn Alexander Claud Cockburn (pronounced / ko b rn/ KOE-b rn ), born 6 June 1941, is an American political journalist . Cockburn was brought up in Ireland but has lived and worked in the United States since 1972. Together with Jeffrey St. Clair, he edits the political newsletter CounterPunch . Cockburn also writes the "Beat the Devil" column for The Nation and a weekly syndicated column for the Los Angeles Times as well as for The First Post, which is syndicated by Creators Syndicate . Life and career Born in Scotland, Cockburn grew up in Youghal, County Cork, Ireland, eldest son of the well-known sometime communist author and journalist, Claud Cockburn by third wife Patricia Byron, ne Arbuthnot (who also wrote an autobiography, Figure of Eight ). He has one daughter, Daisy Cockburn whose mother is the writer Emma Tennant and two younger brothers, Andrew Cockburn and Patrick Cockburn, who are also journalists. His half-sister, the barrister and mystery writer Sarah Caudwell, died in 2000. In addition, journalists Laura Flanders and Stephanie Flanders are his half-nieces, daughters of his half-sister Claudia Davis/Cockburn and her husband Michael Flanders . Actress Olivia Wilde is his niece, daughter of his brother Andrew Cockburn . After studying at Glenalmond College, an independent boy's boarding school in Perthshire, Scotland, and at Keble College, Oxford, Cockburn worked in London as a reporter and commentator. Since moving to t...

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781155285504
  • ISBN-10: 1155285506
  • Publisher: Books LLC
  • Publish Date: September 2010
  • Page Count: 120
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.28 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.41 pounds


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