Cooper, Christopher 1961-

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Cooper, Christopher 1961-

PERSONAL: Born 1961; married; children: one son.

ADDRESSES: Home— Washington, D.C. Office— c/o Wall Street Journal, 200 Liberty St., New York, NY 10281. E-mail— [email protected]

CAREER: Journalist. New Orleans Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA, staff writer, until 1998;Wall Street Journal, New York, NY, began as staff reporter, became national political correspondent, 1998—.

AWARDS, HONORS: President’s Award, New Jersey Deputy Fire Chiefs Association, 2006; Health Brain-trust Leadership Award in Print Journalism, Congressional Black Caucus, 2006.

WRITINGS

(With Robert Block) Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security, Times Books (New York, NY), 2006.

ADAPTATIONS: Home Box Office has acquired the rights to Disaster.

SIDELIGHTS: For Sidelights, see BLOCK, Robert.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES

PERIODICALS

Publishers Weekly, July 24, 2006, review of Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security, p. 53.

Reference & Research Book News, November, 2006, review of Disaster.

Washington Post, October 31, 2006, Stephen Flynn, “Ignoring One Threat for Another,” review of Disaster, p. C2.

ONLINE

Blogcritics Magazine Web site, http://blogcritics.org/ (September 22, 20006), Dominick Evans, review of Disaster.*

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