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Miller, Judith

Born: 1948 AD
Currently alive, at 67 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Journalist

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.