kids encyclopedia robot

Adam Clymer facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Adam Clymer
Born (1937-04-27)April 27, 1937
Died September 10, 2018(2018-09-10) (aged 81)
Education Harvard College
University of Cape Town
Occupation Journalist
Years active 1950s–2003
Spouse(s) Ann Wood (Fessenden) (m.1961–2013)
Relatives Eleanor Clymer (mother)

Adam Clymer (April 27, 1937 – September 10, 2018) was an American journalist. He was a political correspondent for The New York Times. He was born in New York City. He was a national political correspondent for the 1980 presidential election, polling editor from 1983 to 1990, political editor for George H. W. Bush's presidential campaign in 1988, and chief Washington correspondent from 1999 through 2003.

In 1981, Clymer co-authored Reagan: The Man, the President with fellow New York Times journalists Hedrick Smith, Leonard Silk, Robert Lindsey, and Richard Burt. In 1999, he wrote Edward M. Kennedy: A Biography.

Clymer died from pancreatic cancer on September 10, 2018 in Washington, D.C. at the age of 81.

kids search engine
Adam Clymer Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.