David S. Broder

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Birthday
11, 1929
Birthplace
Chicago Heights, IL
Death Date
Mar 9, 2011 (81)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
11, 1929
Birthplace
Chicago Heights, IL
Death Date
Mar 9, 2011 (81)

About

Washington Post political journalist who was called the Dean of D.C. press corps and won the Pulitzer Prize for Watergate reporting.

Before Fame

He established a reputation as a hard worker, traveling around the country to get his stories, and cultivating more contacts than anyone else.

Trivia

He spread his influence via Sunday political talk shows, for example making more appearances on Meet the Press than just about any other journalist.

Family Life

He was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois as the son of his dentist father.

Associated With

In 1976, he incorrectly called the Wisconsin Democratic primary for the Morris K. Udall and when the winner emerged to be Jimmy Carter he wanted to resign.