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Charles Krauthammer

  • Birthplace: Manhattan, New York
  • Birthday: March 13
Date of passing: 
June 21, 2018

Obituary

Obituary: 

Charles Krauthammer was an American journalist and commentator.

In the 1980s, Krauthammer embarked on a career as a columnist and political commentator. In 1985, he began writing a weekly editorial for The Washington Post. He won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1987.

He was a weekly panelist on the PBS news program Inside Washington from 1990 until it ceased production in December 2013.

Krauthammer had been a contributing editor to The Weekly Standard, a Fox News contributor, and a nightly panelist on Fox News Channel's Special Report with Bret Baier.

Charles Krauthammer was an American journalist and commentator.

In the 1980s, Krauthammer embarked on a career as a columnist and political commentator. In 1985, he began writing a weekly editorial for The Washington Post. He won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1987.

He was a weekly panelist on the PBS news program Inside Washington from 1990 until it ceased production in December 2013.

Krauthammer had been a contributing editor to The Weekly Standard, a Fox News contributor, and a nightly panelist on Fox News Channel's Special Report with Bret Baier.

Krauthammer received acclaim for his writing on foreign policy, among other matters.

On September 26, 2013, Krauthammer received the William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence.

Krauthammer's other awards included the People for the American Way's First Amendment Award, the Champion Media Award for Economic Understanding from Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, the first annual Bradley Prize, and the Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Opinion Journalism, an annual award given by the Eric Breindel Foundation.

In August 2017, due to his battle with cancer, Krauthammer stopped writing his column and serving as a Fox News contributor.

Krauthammer died June 21, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 68.

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