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"The world is not run by thought, nor by imagination, but by opinion." -- Elizabeth Drew
Elizabeth Drew (born November 16, 1935, Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American political journalist and author. A graduate of Wellesley College, she was Washington correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly (1967-73) and The New Yorker (1973-92). She made regular appearances on "Agronsky and Company," and hosted her own interview program for PBS between 1971 and 1973.
Total Books: 37
Drew was a panelist for the first debate in the 1976 U.S. Presidential election, and moderated the debate between the Democratic candidates for the nomination in the 1984 race.
Drew has written 13 books, including Washington Journal: The Events of 1973-74 (1975), an account of the Watergate scandal; Portrait of an Election: The 1980 Presidential Campaign (1981); On the Edge: The Clinton Presidency (1994); and Citizen McCain (2002); and George W. Bush's Washington (2004). Her most recent book is Richard M. Nixon (2007).
She has taught at the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College, and was chosen to give the Knight Lecture at Stanford University in 1997. Her awards include the University of Missouri's Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism, the Award For Excellence of the Society of Magazine Writers, and the DuPont-Columbia Award. She has also received honorary degrees from Yale University, Hood College, Trinity College in Washington, Reed College, the Georgetown University Law Center and Williams College.
She is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books.
Drew is also a notable member of the Council on Foreign Relations.