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Elizabeth Drew

Drew, Elizabeth, 1935–, American journalist, b. Cincinnati. A deeply insightful analyst of the national political scene, she was the Washington correspondent for two major U.S. magazines, the Atlantic (1967–73) and New Yorker (1973–92). Her account of the Watergate affair was published as Washington Journal (1975). She has also written ten other books, including Politics and Money (1983), On the Edge: The Clinton Presidency (1994), Showdown: The Struggle between the Gingrich Congress and the Clinton White House (1996), The Corruption of American Politics (1999), and Citizen McCain (2002).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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