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Walter Isaacson

American writer, journalist and biographer

1952   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Harvard University, Pembroke College, Isidore Newman School
occupation: journalist, writer, biographer
award received: The Nichols-Chancellor's Medal, Benjamin Franklin Medal, Jefferson Lecture, Rhodes Scholarship

Walter Isaacson (born May 20, 1952) is an American author, journalist, and professor. He has been the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C., the chair and CEO of CNN, and the editor of Time. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, he attended Harvard University and the University of Oxford as a Rhodes scholar at Pembroke College. He is the co-author with Evan Thomas of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made (1986) and is the author of "Leonardo da Vinci" (2017), "The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution" (2014), Steve Jobs (2011), American Sketches (2009), Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007), Benjamin Franklin: An American Life (2003), and Kissinger: A Biography (1992). Isaacson is a professor at Tulane University and an advisory partner at Perella Weinberg Partners, a New York City-based financial services firm. He was vice chair of the Louisiana Recovery Authority, which oversaw the rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina, chaired the government board that runs Voice of America, and was a member of the Defense Innovation Board.
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Steve Jobs

2011 authorized biography by Walter Isaacson

author: Walter Isaacson

2011

Einstein: His Life and Universe

Book by Walter Isaacson

author: Walter Isaacson

The Wise Men

book by Walter Isaacson

author: Walter Isaacson, Evan Thomas

1986

Benjamin Franklin

author: Walter Isaacson

Leonardo da Vinci (book by Walter Isaacson)

book by Walter Isaacson published in 2017

author: Walter Isaacson

2017

Kissinger: A Biography

non-fiction book by Walter Isaacson about Henry Kissinger

author: Walter Isaacson

Leonardo da Vinci

author: Walter Isaacson

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