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March 28, 2010
David Martin
National Security Correspondent, CBS News
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David Martin BIO:
CURRENTLY
·National Security Correspondent, CBS News (since 1993)

PREVIOUS
·Researcher for CBS News in New York (1969)
·News writer with the AP broadcast wire (1971-72)
·Fellow at the Washington Journalism Center (1973)
·AP special assignment team (1977)
·Newsweek (1977-83)
·CBS Pentagon correspondent (1983-1993)

EDUCATION
·BA in English from Yale University (1965)

BOOKS
·Wilderness of Mirrors (Harper & Row,1980)
·Best Laid Plans: The Inside Story of America’s War Against Terrorism (Harper & Row, 1988)

PERSONAL
·Born July 28, 1943 in Washington DC
·Son of a senior official in the Central Intelligence Agency
·Married to Dr. Elinor Martin. They have four children.




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Info: Our guest is David Martin, National Security Correspondent for CBS News. He covers the State Department and Pentagon. His stories appear on the CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, and 48 Hours. Prior to joining CBS in 1983, he worked in various positions for Newsweek and the Associated Press. He has written two books: "Best Laid Plans: The Inside Story of America's War Against Terrorism" (1988) and "Wilderness of Mirrors" (1980) about the CIA and KGB.





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