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George Will

George WillAKA George Frederick Will

Born: 4-May-1941
Birthplace: Champaign, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Columnist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Conservative pundit, baseball lover

[1] "I'm a heathen. ... I'm not decisive enough to be an atheist. [COLBERT: You're an agnostic?] Yes." Interviewed on The Colbert Report, 3-Jun-2008.

Father: Frederick L. Will (philosophy professor, d. 1998)
Mother: Louise Will (high school teacher)
Wife: Madeline C. Marion (m. 1967, div. 1991, Jewish, 3 children)
Lally Weymouth (rumored)
Wife: Mari Maseng Will (b. 1954, m. 12-Oct-1991)
Son: Jonathan Will (b. 1972, Down syndrome)
Son: (b. 1993)

    High School: University Laboratory High School, Urbana, IL (1958)
    University: BA, Trinity College Hartford (1962)
    University: MA Politics, Oxford University (1964)
    University: PhD Politics, Princeton University (1968)
    Professor: Michigan State University
    Professor: University of Toronto

    Newsweek Columnist (1976-)
    National Review (1973-75)
    Hollinger International International Advisory Board
    Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation Board of Directors (2008-)
    Center for Strategic & International Studies
    Committee for the Free World
    Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Board of Governors
    Pulitzer Prize for Commentary 1977
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam
    Funeral: Tim Russert (2008)
    Dubya Nickname The Commissioner

    This Week Panelist

    Baseball (18-Sep-1994) · Himself

Author of books:
The Pursuit of Virtue & Other Tory Notions (1982, columns)
Statecraft as Soulcraft: What Government Does (1983, politics)
The Morning After: American Successes and Excesses, 1981-1986 (1986, columns)
The New Season: A Spectator's Guide to the 1988 Election (1987, politics)
Suddenly: The American Idea Abroad and at Home, 1986-1990 (1990, essays)

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