Belva Ann Lockwood Award (2011)
MARGARET CARLSON is an American journalist and a columnist for
Bloomberg News . She was also a weekly panelist for
CNN 's Capital
Gang from 1992 until its cancellation in 2005.
* 1 Biography
* 2 Bibliography
* 3 References
* 4 External links
She is best known for being the first female columnist at Time
magazine . Carlson joined Time in January 1988 from
The New Republic
The New Republic ,
where she had been managing editor ; in 1994, she became the first
female columnist in the magazine's history. Carlson covered four
presidential elections for TIME, but in 2005 she left for Bloomberg
News where she writes a column.
Ms.Carlson spent a year after college working at the U.S. Department
of Labor and three other agencies. During that year she lived on Yuma
Anacostia with her grandmother Nellie McCreary, a maid at
Hotel Washington (Washington, D.C.) and former nurse\'s aide at
St. Elizabeth\'s Hospital . After that she taught third grade in
Watts, Los Angeles
Watts, Los Angeles , before joining Nader\'s raiders . After law
school , she was briefly a
Federal Trade Commission
Federal Trade Commission lawyer under
Michael Pertschuk , until the
Carter administration ended.
Her journalism career has included stints as Washington bureau chief
for Esquire , editor of the short lived Washington Weekly , and was a
reporter and member of the editorial staff for the Washington-based
national weekly newspaper "
Legal Times ." She writes a weekly column
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times . At
CNN she was a commentator on Inside
Politics , and for 15 years a panelist on The
Capital Gang .
Carlson earned a B.A. in English from
Penn State University
Penn State University and a law
George Washington University Law School
George Washington University Law School in Washington,
Ms. Carlson is an accomplished cook, baker, a serious home handyman ,
and amateur home improvement contractor. She has one daughter and
lives in Washington, D.C.
* Carlson, Margaret (2003). Anyone Can Grow Up: How George Bush and
I Made It to the White House.
Simon & Schuster
Simon & Schuster . ISBN 0-684-80890-0 .
LCCN 2003042461 .
* Carlson, Margaret (1999). The Canning Season. illustrations by
Minneapolis, Minn. :
Carolrhoda Books . ISBN
1-57505-260-1 . LCCN 98014061 .
* Carlson, Margaret Bresnhan; Shafer, Ronald G. (1973). How to Get
Your Car Repaired without Getting Gypped. Harrow books. New York:
Harper & Row
Harper & Row . ISBN 0-06-087035-4 .
TIME.com . Archived from the original on May 2,
2010. Retrieved 2011-10-01.
* ^ A B C Carlson, Margaret (April 29, 2003). Anyone can grow up:
how George Bush and I made it to the White House. pp. 1, 2, 9,
14–16. ISBN 9780684808901 .
* ^ "Margaret Carlson" (fee, via
Fairfax County Public Library
Fairfax County Public Library ).
Contemporary Authors Online . Detroit: Gale . 2006. Gale Document
Number: GALEH1000165219. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Gale Biography in
* ^ "Honoring Margaret Carlson". George Washington University Law
School. March 11, 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. The George Washington
Law Alumni Association and the Law Association for Women (LAW)
recognized renowned journalist Margaret Carlson, J.D. ’73, with the
Belva Ann Lockwood Award, which celebrates the enduring legacy of
women’s rights. Carlson writes a weekly column on politics for
Bloomberg News, is the Washington editor of The Week, is a
contributing editor at The Atlantic, and is a frequent commentator on
MSNBC. She also holds the distinction of being the first female
columnist for TIME magazine.
* ^ Hay, Tina (August 23, 2009). "
Margaret Carlson on Bob Novak".
The Penn Stater Magazine. Penn State Alumni Association. Retrieved
Margaret Carlson ’66 ... was Margaret Bresnahan as a
Penn State undergrad ...
* ^ Woodruff, Judy (June 9, 2003). "Margaret Carlson: \'Anyone Can
Grow Up". AllPolitics . Retrieved 2011-10-01.
* ^ Carlson, Margaret (May 9, 2003). "Diary : A weeklong electronic
journal". Slate.com. Until I was out of college, I knew the
hospitality industry from the back stairs only; I would meet my
grandmother after her shift as a maid at the Hotel Washington.
* ^ "WEDDINGS; Courtney Carlson, David Yarkin".
New York Times
New York Times . May
6, 2001. Retrieved 2011-10-01. Courtney Anne Carlson, the daughter of
Margaret Carlson and Eugene Carlson, both of Washington, was married
there yesterday to David Paul Yarkin, the son of Reesa and Larry
Yarkin of Framingham, Mass. Judge
Marjorie O. Rendell of the Federal
Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia officiated at
the home of
Katharine Graham , the former publisher of The Washington
Post , a family friend.
Ms. Carlson, 26, is keeping her name. * ^ "Bios – Margaret
Carlson". CNN. Retrieved 2011-10-01. native of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
* ^ Carlson, Margaret (May 4, 2003). "Excerpt: \'Anyone Can Grow
Good Morning America
Good Morning America . p. 10 of 19. Retrieved 2011-10-01.
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