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Alexander Cockburn

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Who is Alexander Cockburn?

Alexander Cockburn: Alexander Claud Cockburn was an Irish American political journalist and writer. Cockburn was brought up by British parents in Ireland but had lived and worked in the United States since 1972. Together with Jeffrey St. Clair, he edited the political newsletter CounterPunch. Cockburn also wrote the "Beat the Devil" column for The Nation as well as one for The Week in London, syndicated by Creators Syndicate.

  • born on (74 years ago) in Scotland, child of Claud Cockburn
  • ethnicity: Irish American
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education:
  • profession: Writer, journalist
  • Marriage with Emma Tennant between and (4 years)
  • parent of Daisy Cockburn
  • died on in Nidda of cancer
  • written works: "Al Gore", "Corruptions of empire", "Five days that shook the world", "Washington Babylon", "Counterpunch", "Whiteout", "The Golden Age Is in Us", "The Death of Liberal America", "The Falklands Crisis", "Nightwatch over Nature", "The Maya", "Idle passion", "Encounters With the Sphinx", "Iddle Passion", "Short History of Fear", "The Politics of Anti-Semitism"

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Google previewCelebrity (1978)

The Media as Image Makers by James Monaco

Alexander Cockburn is a columnist for The Village Voice. Bill Davidson, a ...

Google previewSupplement to the Dictionary of the decisions of the Court of Session (1826)

by Scotland. Court of Session, Mungo Ponton Brown, William Maxwell Morison

Sir Alexander Cockburn of Lanton's Creditors against Him. 1693. February 23. — On the report of Newbyth and Rankeilor, the Lords found Lanton had paid the ...

Google previewThe New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

Constituting in Combination with the Existing Volumes of the Ninth Edition, the Tenth Edition of that Work, and Also Supplying a New, Distinctive, and Independent Library of Reference Dealing with Recent Events and Developments

Sir Alexander Cockburn made an exhaustive study of the medical aspects of the case, and the prisoner's comment when convicted after a twelve days' trial was, alluding to the Attorney-General's advocacy, “It was the riding that did it.” In 1854 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1902)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Sir Alexander Cockburn made an exhaustive study of the medical aspects of the case, and the prisoner's comment when convicted after a twelve days' trial was, alluding to the Attorney-General's advocacy, “It was the riding that did it.” In 1854 ...

Google previewA Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire (1852)

by John Burke

to Alexander Cockburn, Esq. of Madras, banker, and had, Al.|l'.XANl) IR-THOMAS Cocxuuiur, present baronet. Isabella-Charlotte, m. to Sir John Malcolm, G.C.B., and survived him, with issue. Amelia-Harriet, m. to Sir John- Kinnear ...

Google previewThe New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations (2003)

by Robert Andrews

Alexander Cockburn (b. 1941) ANGLO-IRISH JOURNALIST Son ofCLAUD COCKBURNand known as an ...

Google previewA Cultural Dictionary of Punk (2010)

1974-1982 by Nicholas Rombes

Alexander Cockburn wrote: “Now we're talking here strictly about iconography: the new images, not the new political realities. And alas the new iconography is, at first sight, not encouraging. In the great American soap opera we've gone from ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Birth Control (2001)

by Vern L. Bullough

After some maneuvering Bradlaugh convinced the Lord Chief Justice, Sir Alexander Cockburn, whose name traditionally had been associated with a definition of what constituted obscenity, to agree that whether Fruits of Philosophy was an ...

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Sir John Alexander Cockburn

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The travel writer seeks the world we have lost - the lost valleys of the imagination. (Alexander Cockburn)
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