PEGGY NOONAN Biography - People in the News and Media


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Name: Peggy Noonan                                                               
Born: 7 September 1950                                                           
Peggy Noonan (born Margaret Ellen Noonan on September 7, 1950 in Brooklyn, New   
York) is an author of seven books on politics, religion and culture, a weekly     
columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and was a Special Assistant to President   
Ronald Reagan. She is considered a political conservative.                       
She is a graduate of Rutherford High School in Rutherford, New Jersey, and       
Fairleigh Dickinson University.                                                   
Five of Noonan's books have been New York Times bestsellers. Noonan is a Trustee 
of the Manhattan Institute. She has been awarded honorary doctorates from Miami   
University, St. John Fisher College, her alma mater Fairleigh Dickinson           
University, Adelphi College, and Saint Francis College. She was nominated for     
Emmy Awards for her work on The West Wing and America: A Tribute to Heroes.