Wayne Barrett

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Wayne Barrett
Image of Wayne Barrett taken in September 2007
Wayne Barrett in 2007
Born c. 1946 (age 69–70)
Occupation Journalist
Language English
Nationality American
Spouse Fran[1]

Wayne Barrett (born c. 1946) is an American journalist. He was[2] an investigative reporter and senior editor for the Village Voice for over 20 years. Barrett is currently a Fellow with the Nation Institute and contributor to Newsweek. He holds degrees from St. Joseph's University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he served on the adjunct faculty for over thirty years.

He is the author of many articles and books about politicians, especially New York City figures such as Ed Koch, Donald Trump, and Rudy Giuliani. He is a major interviewee in Kevin Keating's 2006 documentary Giuliani Time.

Health issues[edit]

Barrett is battling both interstitial lung disease and lung cancer.[3]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • The Big Apple: City for Sale: Ed Koch and the Betrayal of New York (Harper and Row, 1988, ISBN 0-06-091662-1) (with Jack Newfield)
  • Trump: The Deals and the Downfall (Harper Collins, 1992, ISBN 0-06-016704-1)
  • Rudy!: An Investigative Biography of Rudolph Giuliani (Basic Books, 2001, ISBN 0-465-00524-1)
  • Grand Illusion: The Untold Story of Rudy Giuliani and 9/11 (Harper Collins, 2006, ISBN 0-06-053660-8; with Dan Collins)
  • Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention (Regan Arts [e-book] April 26, 2016, ASIN: B01ECUXPIM)


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