Hedrick Smith is a former reporter of the New York Times, an Emmy Award-winning producer and reporter, who has established himself for more than 50 years as one of America's greatest journalists. After 26 years working with The New York Times from 1962 to 1988 as a reporter, editor and chief of staff in Moscow and Washington, Smith switched to television in 1989, reporting and producing. over 50 hours of documentary series for PBS over the next 25 years. years on the inner historical topics of terrorists that sparked Gorbachev's 9/11 and perestroika attacks on Wall Street, Walmart and The Rebellion of Democracy of Citizen Reform Movements . Smith is the author of five bestsellers, including The Russians, The Power Game: How Washington Works and Who Stole the American Dream, and co-author of a number of other books, including The Pentagon Papers and Reagan: The Man, the President.
|Born||July 9, 1933 (87 years old), Kilmacolm, Scotland|
|Education||Williams College, Balliol College, Oxford, Harvard University|
|Years active||1959 - present|
|Employer||The New York Times (1962-1988), Hedrick Smith Productions (1989-2012)|
|Notable work||The Russians, The Power Game: How Washington Works, The Pentagon Papers (co-authored), The New Russians, Rethinking America, Who Stole the American Dream?|
|Honours||Nieman Fellow at Harvard (1969-1970), Fulbright Scholar at Oxford University (1955-56)|
Former New York Times reporter and editor who earned a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Soviet Union in 1974.
He graduated from Williams College with a BA in American History and Literature and was a member of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity.
For producing the PBS show Frontline, he received an Emmy Award.
In 1987, he married Susan Zox Eidneberg.
For the New York Times, he once covered and interviewed Martin Luther King Jr.
Laureates of the Nautilus Book Prize. Western writers write about Soviet Russia. Pulitzer Prize for the winner of the international report. New York Times Editors. Alumni Choate Rosemary Hall. Nieman Fellows. New York Times writers