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Steve Coll

Born: 8-Oct-1958
Birthplace: Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ghost Wars

Father: Robert Wilson Coll
Mother: Shirley Lee Baldwin
Wife: Susan Keselenko (m. 1984, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Alexandra
Daughter: Emma
Son: Maxwell

    High School: Thomas S. Wootton High School, Rockville, MD (1976)
    University: BA English and History, Occidental College (1980)
    Administrator: Dean, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (2013-)

    New America Foundation Executive Director (2007-12)
    The New Yorker Writing Staff (2005-)
    The Washington Post Associate Editor (2004-05)
    The Washington Post Managing Editor (1998-2004)
    The Washington Post Publisher, Sunday Magazine (1996-98)
    The Washington Post Foreign Correspondent, London (1992-95)
    The Washington Post Foreign Correspondent, South Asia (1989-92)
    The Washington Post Financial Correspondent (1987-89)
    The Washington Post Writer (1985-86)
    Inc. Magazine Contributing Editor (1984-85)
    California Magazine Contributing Editor (1983-84)
    KCET-TV Los Angeles Reporter (1982-83)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting 1990 (with David A. Vise)
    Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction 2005 for Ghost Wars

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Bhutto (21-Jan-2010) · Himself
    American Zeitgeist (16-Jun-2006) · Himself

Author of books:
The Deal of the Century: The Breakup of AT&T (1986, corporate history)
The Taking of Getty Oil: The Full Story of the Most Spectacular -- And Catastrophic -- Takeover of All Time (1987, corporate history)
Eagle on the Street: Based on the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Account of the SEC's Battle With Wall Street (1991, economics)
On the Grand Trunk Road: A Journey into South Asia (1993, travelogue)
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 (2004, international affairs)
The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century (2008, biography)
Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power (2012, corporate history)


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