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David Brooks

David BrooksAKA David Benjamin Brooks

Born: 11-Aug-1961
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Columnist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Conservative pundit

Conservative columnist for the New York Times, appears as half of Shields and Brooks with Mark Shields on the PBS News Hour. Former editor for the Weekly Standard and Newsweek. Author of Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There, on what he calls the "bourgeois bohemians."

Wife: Jane Hughes ("Sarah Brooks", m. 1986, three children)
Wife: Anne Snyder (m. 2017)

    High School: Radnor High School, Radnor Township, PA (1979)
    University: BA History, University of Chicago (1983)

    The New York Times Columnist (2003-)
    The Weekly Standard Senior Editor (1995-2003)
    The Wall Street Journal (1986-95)
    Atlantic Monthly Contributing Editor
    Newsweek Editor (former)
    National Review
    The New Yorker
    The Washington Post
    The Washington Times
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2010
    Risk Factors: Marijuana

    PBS NewsHour Commentator

    The Last Debate (5-Nov-2000) · Himself

Author of books:
Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There (2000, social studies)
On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense (2004, social studies)
The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement (2011, social studies)

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