Charles Krauthammer is an American syndicated columnist, author, political commentator, and non-practicing physician whose weekly column is syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide.
|Born|| March 13, 1950 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Education||McGill University |
Balliol College, Oxford
Harvard Medical School
|Notable credit(s)||The New Republic (1981–2011) |
The Washington Post (1985–present)
Inside Washington (1990–2013)
|Spouse(s)||Robyn (Trethewey) Krauthammer|
Charles Krauthammer (//; born March 13, 1950) is an American syndicated columnist, author, political commentator, and non-practicing physician whose weekly column is syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide.
Krauthammer became permanently paralyzed after a diving accident while in his first year studying at Harvard Medical School. After spending 14 months recovering in a hospital, and although wheelchair-bound, he returned to medical school, graduating to become a psychiatrist involved in the creation of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders III, and later developing a career as a Pulitzer prize-winning writer. He is a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard and a nightly panelist on Fox News Channel's Special Report with Bret Baier. He was a weekly panelist on PBS news program Inside Washington from 1990 until it ceased production in December 2013.