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Barry Sussman

Barry Sussman, American writer, editor. Recipient Drew Pearson award for National Reporting, 1972, 1st Prize award Washington Newspaper Guild, 1973, Editor of Year award Washington Newspaper Guild, 1973. Member American Association for Public Opinion Research (executive council 1985-1987), American Society Newspaper Editors.

Background

  • Sussman, Barry was born on July 10, 1934 in New York City. Son of Samuel and Esther (Rosen) Sussman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1956.

    Career

    • Reporter Herald Courier, Bristol, Virginia, 1960-1962, managing editor, 1962-1965. Editor Washington Post, 1965-1969, city editor, 1970-1973, special Watergate editor, 1972-1974, pollster, public opinion analyst, 1975-1987. Co-founder, co-director Washington Post-ABC News poll, 1981-1987.

      Columnist Washington Post National Weekly, 1983-1987. Managing editor national affairs United Press International, Washington, 1987. Independent public opinion analyst and pollster, since 1988.

      Advisory board Innovation news media consultant group, since 1994. Editor Watchdog Project of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, 2003^.

    Works

    • The Great Coverup: Nixon and the Scandal of Watergate
    • No American history, government, or journalism collection is complete without this new edition of "The Great Coverup: Nixon and the Scandal of Watergate," by Barry Sussman, the best account of the fall of Richard Nixon.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member American Association for Public Opinion Research (executive council 1985-1987), American Society Newspaper Editors.

    Personality

    Interests

    Chess.

    Connections

    • Married Peggy Earhart, January 20, 1962. Children: Seena, Shari.
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    Born July 10, 1934
    • 1956
      Brooklyn College
    • 1960 - 1962
      Reporter Herald Courier
      Bristol, Connecticut, United States
    • 1962 - 1965
      Reporter Herald Courier
    • 1965 - 1969
      editor Washington Post
    • 1970 - 1973
      editor Washington Post
    • 1972 - 1974
      editor Washington Post
    • 1975 - 1987
      editor Washington Post
    • 1981 - 1987
      co-founder
    • 1983 - 1987
      columnist Washington Post National Weekly
    • 1987
      managing editor national affairs United Press Intern, ational
      Washington, United States
    • 1988
      independent public opinion analyst, and pollster
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