Last updated on: 10/8/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

John Crewdson Biography

Title:
Senior Correspondent for the Chicago Tribune
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Oct. 4, 2007

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Correspondent for the Chicago Tribune (based in Washington, D.C.)
  • Writes extensively about science and medicine in addition to other topics, including the Gulf War, misrepresentations by child sponsorship organizations, and the September 11 hijackings and their aftermath
  • Former New York Times correspondent
  • Was one of three finalists for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Reporting for his 1996 Chicago Tribune article “Code Blue: Survival in the Sky”
  • His 50,000 word history of the discovery of the AIDS virus, published in the Chicago Tribune in 1989, received that year’s George Polk Award for Medical Reporting and the 1990 Science Journalism Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • As a national correspondent for the New York Times, his coverage of immigration in America was awarded the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting
  • Holds the Sigma Delta Chi Gold Medal, the Peter Lisagor Award, and the American Bar Association’s Gavel Award
Education:
  • AB, Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1970
Other:
  • None found