David Maraniss Biography
David Maraniss is an associate
editor at The Washington Post and the author of several critically
acclaimed and bestselling books, including When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince
Lombardi, First in His Class: A Biography of Bill Clinton, They Marched
Into Sunlight War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967, and
Clemente The Passion and Grace of Baseballs Last Hero. He is also the
author of The Clinton Enigma and coauthor of The Prince of
Tennessee: Al Gore Meets His Fate and "Tell Newt to Shut Up!"
David is a three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and won the Pulitzer for
national reporting in 1993 for his newspaper coverage of then-presidential
candidate Bill Clinton. He also was part of The Washington Post
team that won a 2008 Pulitzer for the newspaper's coverage of the Virginia Tech
shooting. He has won several other notable awards for achievements in
journalism, including the George Polk Award, the Dirksen Prize for Congressional
Reporting, the ASNE Laventhol Prize for Deadline Writing, the Hancock Prize for
Financial Writing, the Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Frankfort Book Prize, the
Eagleton Book Prize, the Ambassador Book Prize, and Latino Book Prize.
He lives in Washington, D.C., and Madison, Wisconsin, with his wife, Linda. They have two grown children.
This biography was last updated on 08/19/2011.
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