Dale Van Atta

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Dale Van Atta
Dale VanAtta (author).jpg
Born 1952
Unknown
Occupation Author and Journalist
Nationality American

Dale Van Atta (born 1952) is a speaker, novelist, and journalist. He was a personal friend of and co-author with fellow journalist Jack Anderson and borrowed money to help him when he was in financial trouble.[1] In 2008 his book With Honor was released about Melvin Robert Laird, Richard Nixon's Secretary of Defense from 1969 to 1973.


Career[edit]

Before joining Jack Anderson in 1979, Van Atta was an investigative reporter for Deseret News.[2] He is also a contributor to many international and national magazines and newspapers.[3] Van Atta worked with Jack Anderson for seven years writing a column in more than 800 newspapers.[4]

Honors and awards[edit]

Van Atta has been nominated five times for the Pulitzer Prize. Three of the nominations came from his work at Desert News from 1973-1979.[2]

Works[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kurtz, Howard Alan (October 15, 1991), "Jack Anderson Column in Jeopardy; Money Woes Threaten Capital Fixture", The Washington Post 
  2. ^ a b Hollstein, Milton. "CO-COLUMNIST GETS OFF THE `MERRY GO-ROUND'". Desert News. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "WSC TALK THURSDAY BY DALE VAN ATTA, A D.C. COLUMNIST". Deseret News. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Trust Betrayed — Inside the AARP by Dale Van Atta". Hacienda Pub. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 

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