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Chris Matthews

Chris MatthewsAKA Christopher John Matthews

Born: 17-Dec-1945
Birthplace: Nicetown, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Talk Show Host, Columnist, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Hardball with Chris Matthews

[1] David Carr, "News Channels' Challenge: How to Fill the Airtime", The New York Times, 7 April 2005: "a practicing Catholic."

Father: Herb Matthews (court reporter)
Mother: Mary Teresa Shields
Brother: Herb
Brother: Jim
Brother: Bruce
Brother: Charlie
Wife: Kathleen Ann Cunningham (TV newscaster, m. 21-Jun-1980, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Michael
Son: Thomas
Daughter: Caroline

    High School: La Salle College High School, Wyndmoor, PA (1963)
College of the Holy Cross (1967)
    University: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    The San Francisco Chronicle columnist (2 years)
    The San Francisco Examiner Washington bureau chief (1987-2000)
    White House Speechwriter
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Peace Corps Swaziland (1972)
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam 2-S
    Wedding: Donald Trump and Melania Knauss (2005)
    Funeral: Tim Russert (2008)
    Funeral: William F. Buckley (2008)
    Irish Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Diabetes

    The Chris Matthews Show Host (2002-)
    Hardball with Chris Matthews Host (1997-)
    The McLaughlin Group Panelist

    Fahrenheit 11/9 (6-Sep-2018) · Himself
    Occupy Unmasked (21-Sep-2012) · Himself
    The Campaign (4-Aug-2012) · Himself
    The Revisionaries (21-Apr-2012) · Himself
    The Ides of March (31-Aug-2011) · Himself
    Morning Glory (10-Nov-2010) · Himself
    State of Play (17-Apr-2009)
    Swing Vote (20-May-2008) · Himself
    Man of the Year (13-Oct-2006)
    Tanner on Tanner (5-Oct-2004) · Himself
    Dave (7-May-1993) · Himself

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Author of books:
Hardball: How Politics Is Played Told By One Who Knows The Game (1989, memoir)
Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think (2001, memoir)
American: Beyond Our Grandest Notions (2002, memoir)

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