Richard Critchfield

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


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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