Means, Marianne (1934–)

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Means, Marianne (1934–)

American reporter. Born Marianne Hansen, June 13, 1934, in Sioux City, IA; dau. of Ernest Maynard Hansen and Else (Andersen) Hansen; University of Nebraska, BA, 1956; m. 2nd husband James J. Kilpatrick (journalist).

Began reporting on Washington politics for Washington bureau of Hearst newspapers (1959); served as 1st woman reporter assigned full time to White House (1961–65); became syndicated political columnist with King Features (1965); wrote The Woman in the White House (1963).

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