Robert Schlesinger

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Robert Schlesinger is managing editor for opinion at U.S. News and World Report, a liberal blogger on the site's Thomas Jefferson Street blog[1] and the Huffington Post, and writes a biweekly column for U.S. News. He is the youngest son of the late historian Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. and the youngest brother of Stephen Schlesinger. His first book, published in April, 2008, on the history of presidential speech writers, is called White House Ghosts: Presidents and Their Speechwriters.[2] He taught political reporting at Boston University's Washington Journalism Center.

Biography[edit]

A New York City native, he is a graduate of Middlebury College. He now lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife and their two sons.

Professional career[edit]

Schlesinger has worked at the Center for Public Integrity as a researcher, then at The Hill (newspaper) as a reporter and Political Editor, at Voter.com as Chief Congressional Correspondent, and as a Washington, D.C. reporter for The Boston Globe. He is currently Managing Editor for Opinion at U.S. News and World Report and oversees all their opinion content, including the Thomas Jefferson Street blog.[1] He is the author of White House Ghosts: Presidents and Their Speechwriters (Simon & Schuster, 2008).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Thomas Jefferson Street". Retrieved 2014-07-17. 
  2. ^ a b Robert Schlesinger (15 April 2008). White House Ghosts: Presidents and Their Speechwriters. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 978-1-4165-6535-2.