Peggy Noonan is an opinion columnist at the Wall Street Journal, where her “Statement” column has run since 2000.
She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2017. As an NBC News political analyst, she is the author of nine books on American politics, history, and culture, from the most recent book. , “The Time of Our Lives” to her first book, “What I Saw at the Revolution.” She is one of ten historians and writers who have contributed essays on the US presidency to the book “Persons First”. Noonan served as a special assistant and speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan. In 2010, she was presented with the Distinguished Communications Award by congressional Medal of Honor survivors; The following year, she was chosen by The Week as Columnist of the Year. She was a member of the Harvard Institute of Politics, and has taught in the history department at Yale University.
Before entering the Reagan White House, Noonan was a producer and writer at CBS News in New York, and an assistant professor of Journalism at New York University. She was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised there, in Massapequa Park, Long Island, and in Rutherford, New Jersey. She graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson College in Rutherford. She lives in New York City. In November 2016, she was named one of the city’s Literary Lions by the New York Public Library.
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