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William James O'Reilly Jr.
September 10, 1949
|Education||Marist College (BA)
Boston University (MA)
Harvard University (MPA)
|Political party||Republican (Before 2001)
(m. 1996; div. 2011)
Bill O'Reilly (born September 10, 1949) is an American conservative political commentator who hosted The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News from 1996 until 2017, after Fox News fired him. O'Reilly also hosted The Radio Factor (2002-2009) and Inside Edition (1989-1995).
O'Reilly has been criticized for claims he reported events in the Falkland Islands War between Argentina and the Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland incorrectly.
In April 2017, Fox News Channel fired O'Reilly from the network due to harassment accusations.
O'Reilly is know for his Killing novel series which is a historical nonfiction series about either the assassinations or near killings of historical figures with the exception of the 2016 edition. These are:
- Killing Lincoln (2011; about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln)
- Killing Kennedy (2012; about the assassination of John F. Kennedy)
- Killing Jesus (2013; about the crucifixion of Jesus Christ)
- Killing Patton (2014; about the possibility of George Patton being assassinated)
- Killing Reagan (2015; about the assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan)
- Killing the Rising Sun (2016; about Harry S. Truman ordering the United States' bombing Japan and ending World War II)
All of his Killing novels are later made into television movies for National Geographic.
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