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Sandra Jean Burton

Sandra Jean Burton, American journalist. Edward R. Murrow fellow Council on Foreign Relations, 1986-1987. Member Foreign Corrs. Club Hong Kong (vice president 1984), Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

Background

  • Burton, Sandra Jean was born on December 21, 1938 in Long Beach, California, United States. Daughter of Charles Orrin and Helen Burton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Middlebury College, 1963.

    Career

    • Reporter, photographer Hunterdon County Democratic, Flemington, New Jersey, 1963-1964. Secretary Time Incorporated, New York York City, 1964-1966. Researcher Time Magazine, 1967-1970, correspondent Los Angeles, 1970-1973, Paris, 1977-1982, bureau chief Boston, 1973-1976, Hong Kong, 1982-1986, Beijing, 1988-1990, senior correspondent Hong Kong, 1990-1997, former contributor.

      Member executive committee Hong Kong affiliate Council Foreign Relations.

    Works

    • Author: Impossible Dream--The Marcoses, The Aquinos and The Unfinished Revolution, 1989. Co-author: Massacre in Beijing, 1989.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Foreign Corrs. Club Hong Kong (vice president 1984), Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing, photography, painting, scuba diving.

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    Born December 21, 1938
    Died February 26, 2004
    (aged 65)
    • 1963
      Middlebury College
    • 1963 - 1964
      Reporter
      Flemington, New Jersey, United States
    • 1964 - 1966
      secretary, Time Incorporated
    • 1967 - 1970
      researcher, Time Magazine
    • 1970 - 1973
      researcher, Time Magazine
    • 1973 - 1976
      researcher, Time Magazine
    • 1977 - 1982
      researcher, Time Magazine
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1982 - 1986
      researcher, Time Magazine
      Hong Kong
    • 1988 - 1990
      researcher, Time Magazine
      Beijing, China, China
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