Purdum, Todd S. 1959–

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Purdum, Todd S. 1959–

(Todd Stanley Purdum)

PERSONAL: Born December 13, 1959, in Macomb, IL; son of Jerry S. (an investor) and Constance C. (a homemaker) Purdum; married Margaret Jane "Dee Dee" Myers (a former press secretary); children: Katharine Myers, Stephen Severns. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Princeton University, A.B., 1982.

ADDRESSES: Office—Washington Bureau, New York Times, 1627 I St. N.W., Washington, DC 20006. Agent—Robert B. Barnatt, Williams & Connolly, 725 12th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20005–5901.

CAREER: New York Times, New York, NY, 1982–, began as copy boy, became clerk, metropolitan reporter, city-hall bureau chief, metropolitan political correspondent, White House correspondent, Los Angeles bureau chief, and diplomatic correspondent, now correspondent based in Washington, DC.

WRITINGS:

(With the staff of the New York Times) A Time of Our Choosing: America's War in Iraq, Henry Holt and Co. (New York, NY) 2003.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, November 15, 2003, Allen Weakland, review of A Time of Our Choosing: America's War in Iraq, p. 569.

National Interest, spring, 2004, Martin Walker, review of A Time of Our Choosing, p. 129.

Publishers Weekly, October 27, 2003, review of A Time of Our Choosing, p. 56.

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