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Adam Clymer
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    (April 27, 1937-September 10, 2018)
    Born in New York, New York
    New York Times reporter (1977-2003)
    Wrote 'Edward M. Kennedy: A Biography' (1999), 'Journalism, Security and the Public Interest' (2003) and 'Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch: The Panama Canal Treaties and the Rise of the Right' (2008)
    His stint as Moscow bureau chief for the Baltimore Sun ended after only eleven months when the Russians ordered him out of the country.
    While investigating whether Newt Gingrich had violated an agreement with the House Ethics Committee, he quoted from illegally recorded cell phone conversations.
    In his Ted Kennedy bio, he wrote, 'His achievements as a Senator have towered above his times, changing the lives of far more Americans than remember the name Mary Jo Kopechne.'
    He is best known for George W. Bush referring to him as a 'major league asshole' (September 4, 2000).
    His daughter Jane was killed at age 18 by a drunk driver (1985).
    He received a ton of abusive messages after a right-wing website posted his personal email address.
    He said, 'If they [politicians] all love you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor truck.'
    At the Washington Press Club Foundation Dinner, Bush referred to him as 'a major league'

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