Belva Ann Lockwood Award (2011)
* 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 , 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
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
Carlson earned a B.A. in English from
Penn State University and a law
George Washington University Law School
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
"Margaret Carlson". 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 ). Contemporary Authors Online . Detroit: Gale . 2006. Gale Document Number: GALEH1000165219. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Gale Biography in Context. * ^ "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 2011-09-30. 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 . 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
* ^ Carlson, Margaret (May 4, 2003). "Excerpt: \'Anyone Can Grow Up\'". Good Morning America . p. 10 of 19. Retrieved 2011-10-01. chapter= ignored (help )