Currently alive, at 70 years of age.
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1948 – Born on January 2nd in New York City. Judith Miller is a bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning former investigative reporter for The New York Times.
1969 – Received her B.A. in Barnard College, Columbia University.
1972 – Received her M.A. from Princeton University.
1977 – She was a correspondent in New York Times.
1989 – She became co-coordinator of a newly created unit to enhance the paper’s coverage of radio, television, advertising, and publishing.
1990 – Her first book was published, One, By One, By One (Simon & Schuster), a highly praised account of how people in six nations have distorted the memory of the Holocaust.
– She co-authored Saddam Hussein and the Crisis in the Gulf (Times Books), the first comprehensive account of the Gulf crisis and biography of the man behind it.
1993 – Married to Jason Epstein.
1996 – Her book, God Has Ninety-Nine Names (Simon & Schuster), explores the spread of Islamic extremism in ten Middle Eastern countries, including Israel and Iran.
2001 – Ms. Miller has written four books and contributed chapters to several others. Her most recent book is Germs: Biological Weapons and America’s Secret War (Simon & Schuster).
2002 – Ms. Miller was part of a small team that won a Pulitzer Prize for “explanatory journalism” for a January, series on Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda.
– She won an Emmy for her work on a Nova/New York Times documentary based on articles for her book, Germs. She was also part of the Times team that won the prestigious DuPont award that year for a series of programs on terrorism for PBS’s Frontline.
2005 – Ms. Miller ended her 30 year career with The New York Times in November after spending 85 days in jail to defend a reporter’s right to protect confidential sources — twice as long as any other American reporter has ever been confined for this cause.