Kilian, Michael D.

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KILIAN, Michael D.

KILIAN, Michael D. American, b. 1939. Genres: Novels, Politics/Government, Humor/Satire. Career: KNTV, San Jose, CA, writer, 1960-63; City News Bureau, Chicago, IL, reporter, 1965-66; Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, reporter and assistant political editor, 1966-71, member of the editorial board, 1971-, editorial writer, 1971-74, editorial page columnist, 1974-78, Washington, DC columnist, 1978-; CBS Radio, WBBM, Chicago, IL, commentator, 1973-82; WTTW Channel 11, Chicago, IL, commentator, 1975-78; National Public Radio, commentator, 1978-79; society, celebrity, arts, film, and theatre columnist and critic, 1986-; writer of the Dick Tracy comic strip; Irish Radio, commentator. Publications: NOVELS: The Valkyrie Project, 1981; Northern Exposure, 1983; Blood of the Czars, 1984; By Order of the President, 1986; Dance on a Sinking Ship, 1988; Looker, 1991; The Last Virginia Gentleman, 1992; The Big Score, 1993; Major Washington, 1998. NONFICTION: (with C. Fletcher and F.R. Ciccone) Who Runs Chicago?, 1979; (with A. Sawislak) Who Runs Washington?, 1982; (with J. Coates) Heavy Losses: The Dangerous Decline of American Defense, 1985. HUMOR: Flying Can Be Fun, 1985. Address: Chicago Tribune, Washington Office, 1325 G St. NW, Washington, DC 20005-3104, U.S.A.