Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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Birthday
16, 1927
Birthplace
Tulsa, OK
Death Date
Mar 26, 2003 (76)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
16, 1927
Birthplace
Tulsa, OK
Death Date
Mar 26, 2003 (76)

About

Four term US Senator from New York who was the United States' Ambassador to the United Nations and to India. He was notably a member of four successive presidential administrations.

Before Fame

He was the Assistant Secretary of Labor for policy in the Kennedy Administration, writing a book arguing that the government should do more to help black people.

Trivia

He wrote many books on the subject of ethnic and race relations, as well as poverty, and crime, earning a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Family Life

His father John Henry Moynihan was a reporter for a daily newspaper in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where Daniel was born.

Associated With

His close friend George F. Will remarked, in noting the lack of intelligent debate in Congress, that Moynihan wrote more books than most senators read.