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August 9, 2009
Frank Rich
Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times
Frank Rich BIO:
·Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times
·HBO Creative Consultant

·Chief Theatre Critic, The New York Times
·Film & TV Critic, Time Magazine
·Film Critic, The New York Post
·Founding Editor, The Richmond Mercury

·"The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth from 9/11 to Katrina" (2007)
·"Ghost Light: A Memoir" (2001)
·"Hot Seat: Theater Criticism for The New York Times 1980-1993" (1998)
·"The Theatre Art of Boris Aronson" (1987 with Lisa Aronson)

· B.A. American History & Literature, Harvard College (1971)

·Married (Alexandra Witchel) with two sons

Photo Courtesy Fred Conrad, The New York Times

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Info: This week on Q&A, our guest is Frank Rich, op-ed columnist for The New York Times. Frank Rich started at The New York Times in 1980 where he was Chief Theatre Critic until 1994. Since 1994, he has written political columns. For the past 10 years, he has had a regular Sunday column in The New York Times. In this Q&A program, Rich looks back on his 15 years of political columns including a 1994 column on the Whitewater hearings, a 1995 column on the future of the internet, and the 2001 column on the Sunday following 9/11. He also discusses the Obama administration and members of the cabinet.

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