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David S. Broder

Born: Sep 11, 1929

Death: Mar 9, 2011

Birthplace: Chicago Heights

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

David S. Broder

Date of Birth : Sep 11, 1929
Date of Death : Mar 9, 2011
Birth Place : Chicago Heights

David Salzer Broder, was an American journalist, writing for The Washington Post for over 40 years. He also was an author, television news show pundit, and university lecturer. For more than half a century, Broder reported on every presidential campaign, beginning with the 1956 Eisenhower–Stevenson race. Known as the "dean" of the Washington, D.C., press corps, Broder made over 400 appearances on NBC's Meet the Press. Upon Broder's death in March 2011, President Barack Obama called him the "most respected and incisive political commentator of his generation."


  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Teacher
  • Commentator

Also known as

  • David Broder


  • Ann Creighton

Awards Won

  • Pulitzer Prize for Commentary
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