Adam Clymer

Profession : Journalist
Nationality : American
Birth : 27th April, 1937
Death :
About : Adam Clymer is an American journalist. He was with The New York Times from 1977 until July, 2003, and served as its national political correspondent for the 1980 presidential election, polling editor from 1983 to 1990, political editor for George H. W. Bush's presidential campaign in 1988, and chief Washington correspondent from 1999 through 2003. Clymer covered the 2000 presidential campaign for the Times and wrote at least one article that was considered unfavorable by the Bush campaign. Clymer wrote an analysis of Cheney's tax returns, including his conclusion that he only gave 1% of his $20 million earnings to charity. In 2004, Clymer became a visiting scholar at the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as Political Director for the National Annenberg Election Survey. In 1981, Clymer co-authored Reagan: The Man, the President with fellow New York Times journalists Hedrick Smith, Leonard Silk, Robert Lindsey, and Richard Burt. In 1999, he wrote Edward M. Kennedy: A Biography.

Adam Clymer Quotes

Another thing that’s quite different in writing a book as a practicing newspaperman is that if you look at what you’ve written the next morning and you think you didn’t get it quite right, you can fix it.
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Democratic politicians have disliked things I’ve written, Republican politicians… if they all love you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor truck.
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I thought writing about somebody current would be a little closer to what I’m used to doing.
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Ted Kennedy is the only person alive who might know more than we do about Chappaquiddick, and he may not.
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There’s a Washington standard of casually putting things off the record. It’s really gone too far. I don’t know an easy way to turn it back.
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When I came back to Washington to be The Times’ chief congressional correspondent in 1991, I was looking for a book subject, and Ted Kennedy stood out for two reasons.
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Anger and hatred lead to fear; compassion and concern for others allow us to develop self-confidence, which breeds trust and friendship.

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