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Jack Anderson

Age: 83

journalist whose investigative columns ran in more than 1,000 newspapers, reaching tens of millions of readers. Known for his diligent yet unconventional reporting methods, Anderson broke several important stories, including the CIA's plot to hire the Mafia to kill Fidel Castro and the savings and loan scandal. He won a 1972 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the relationship between the United States and Pakistan in its war with India.

Died: Dec. 17, 2005

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