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columnist , journalist , writer

Joe Klein, journalist, columnist, writer. Recipient Peter Kihss award, 1989, National Headliner award, 1994. Member of Council Foreign Relations.

Background

Klein, Joe was born on September 7, 1946.

Education

Degree in American Civilization, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Career

Reporter Station WGBH-television, Boston, 1972. News editor The Real Paper, 1972—1974. Contributing editor Rolling Stone magazine, 1975—1980, Washington bureau chief, 1975—1977.

Political columnist New York magazine, 1987—1992. Consultant, commentator Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1992—1996. Columnist Newsweek magazine.

Washington correspondent The New Yorker, 1996—2003. Columnist TIME magazine, since 2003.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Woody Gutherie: A Life, 1980, Paycheck: Five Marines Aftern Vietnam, 1984, Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics, 1996, The Running Mate, 2000, The Natural: Bill Clinton's Misunderstood Presidency, 2002, Politics Lost: A Novel of Politics, 2006. Contributor articles to The New Republic, New York Times, Washington Post, LIFE, Rolling Stone.

Membership

Member of Council Foreign Relations.

Connections

Married; 4 children.