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Samantha Power

Samantha PowerBorn: 21-Sep-1970
Birthplace: Dungarvan, County Waterford, Ireland

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Problem From Hell

Having emigrated to the United States in 1979, Power is Executive Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. After serving in the 1990s as a reporter in Bosnia, her Pulitzer Prize-winning work A Problem From Hell tracks genocide in the 20th Century starting with the Turkish annihilation of the Armenians. Occasionally appearing as a talking head on such programs as Bill Moyers Now, she currently resides in Winthrop, MA.

Father: Jim Power (d., cirrhosis)
Mother: (physician)
Boyfriend: Cass Sunstein (constitutional scholar, together since 2008)

    High School: Lakeside High School, Atlanta, GA
    University: Yale University (1992)
    Law School: Harvard Law School (1999)
    Professor: John F. Kennedy School of Government

    Time foreign policy columnist (2007)
    US News and World Report Reporter (1993-96)
    The Economist Reporter in Yugoslavia (1993-96)
    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    International Crisis Group 1996
    International Rescue Committee Board of Directors
    Obama for America
    Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction 2003 for A Problem from Hell
    Irish Ancestry

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Mischief Night (3-Nov-2006)
    American Zeitgeist (16-Jun-2006) · Herself
    The Low Down (6-Aug-2000)

Official Website:
http://samanthapower.blogspot.com/

Author of books:
"A Problem From Hell": America and the Age of Genocide (2002, international affairs)
Chasing the Flame: Sergio Vieira De Mello and the Fight to Save the World (2008, biography)


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