Elizabeth Drew

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Birthday
16, 1935
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

Notable as a political journalist for The New Yorker and The Atlantic Monthly, she is also known for her appearances on PBS and NBC news programs. Her full-length nonfiction works include On the Edge: The Clinton Presidency (1994) and George W. Bush's Washington (2004).

Before Fame

After earning her bachelor's degree in political science from Wellesley College, she began her journalistic career with a publication titled the Congressional Quarterly.

Trivia

During the 1970s, she headed a nonprofit organization known as the Council on Foreign Relations.

Family Life

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Estelle Jacobs and William Brenner, she later settled in Washington, D.C. Her first husband, J. Patterson Drew, passed away in 1970, and she and her second husband, David Webster, were married from 1981 until Webster's death in 2003.

Associated With

She served as a panelist during the 1976 debate between United States presidential candidates Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford.