David Gergen

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Birthday
9, 1942
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
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Birthday
9, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

Well-known journalist and television political commentator known for his work with CNN and U.S. News and World Report. He also worked as a political speechwriter and advisor to presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton.

Before Fame

He graduated from Yale University in 1963 and from Harvard Law School in 1967. He also served a more than three-year tour with the United States Navy.

Trivia

He taught at Duke University, Harvard University, and Elon University.

Family Life

He grew up in North Carolina as the son of Duke University mathematics professor John Jay Gergen. David Gergen's marriage to therapist Anne Gergen produced two children.

Associated With

He was a frequent guest on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360.