Andrew Cockburn

Andrew Cockburn

Andrew Cockburn

Birth : Andrew Myles Cockburn (1947-01-07)7 January 1947(age 73) London, England

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Name Andrew Cockburn
Birth (1947-01-07)7 January 1947(age 73) London, England
Birth Place (age 73) London, England

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1947

Andrew Myles Cockburn ( KOH-burn; born 7 January 1947) is a London-born journalist and the Washington, D.C., editor of Harper's Magazine.

1947

Born in London in 1947, Cockburn grew up in County Cork, Ireland.

1997

He has also produced numerous documentary films, principally in partnership with Leslie Cockburn, as well as co-produced the 1997 thriller The Peacemaker, starring George Clooney and Nicole Kidman, for DreamWorks.

1979

After an early career in British newspapers and television, he moved to the United States in 1979.

1981

His film The Red Army, produced for PBS in 1981, was the first in-depth report on the serious deficiencies of Soviet military power and won a Peabody Award.

1982

In 1982, he published the book The Threat – Inside the Soviet Military Machine (Random House), which examined the same topic in greater depth.

1991

He then began covering middle eastern subjects, including the 1991 documentary on the after-effects of the first Gulf war, The War We Left Behind, which he co-produced for PBS with Leslie Cockburn.

2009

In 2009 he and Leslie Cockburn produced American Casino, a feature-length documentary on the financial crisis of 2007–2008.

2007

In 2007, Cockburn wrote Rumsfeld:

1814

The Cockburns are related to Sir George Cockburn, 10th Baronet, who ordered the Burning of Washington in 1814.

1977

In 1977, he married Leslie Corkhill Redlich in San Francisco.