Richard Critchfield

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Richard Critchfield (1931–1994)[1] was an American essayist.

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Richard Critchfield was from North Dakota, having been born in Minneapolis, the son of country doctor from the Great Plains. He graduated from the University of Washington, and received a master's degree at Columbia University. He served as a war reporter in the Vietnam War for four years for the Washington Star, and wrote for that newspaper for around a decade, being a member of its editorial staff. After leaving the Washington Star, he became a foreign correspondent on the Third World, writing for The Economist, The International Herald-Tribune and The Christian Science Monitor.[2]

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