Mark Shields

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Birthday
25, 1937
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Birth Sign
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Birthday
25, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

Political columnist and television commentator known for his work on Inside Washington and the PBS NewsHour. For nearly two decades, he moderated Capital Gang on CNN.

Before Fame

He studied philosophy at the University of Notre Dame and later taught at Georgetown University and the University of Pennsylvania.

Trivia

He penned a 1980s memoir entitled On the Campaign Trail.

Family Life

With his wife, attorney Anne Hudson Shields, he had a daughter named Amy.

Associated With

Fellow journalist David Brooks was Shields' political debate partner on the PBS NewsHour.