Smith, Hedrick.Alternative names
1933, July 9:
Born, Kilmacolm, Scotland
Graduated Choate School, Wallingford, Conn.
B.A., Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.
1955- 1956: Fulbright Scholarship, Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, England
1956- 1959: United States Air Force
Married Ann Bickford (divorced 1985)
1959- 1962: Reporter, United Press International, Memphis, Tenn.; Nashville, Tenn.; Atlanta, Ga.; and Cape Canaveral, Fla.
1962- 1988: Correspondent, bureau chief, and editor, New York Times1962, correspondent covering civil rights in the South1962-1963, diplomatic news correspondent, Washington, D.C.1963-1964, temporary correspondent, Vietnam1964-1966, correspondent, Middle East; Cairo, Egypt; and United Arab Republic1966-1971, diplomatic news correspondent, Washington, D.C.1968, correspondent for Vietnam peace negotiations, Paris, France1971-1974, Moscow, USSR, bureau chief1975-1976, deputy national editor1976-1979, Washington bureau chief1980-1985, chief Washington correspondent1987-1988, Washington correspondent, New York Times Magazine
1969- 1970: Nieman Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Coauthor of The Pentagon Papers
Awarded Pulitzer Prize for his contributions to the publication of the Pentagon Papers
Awarded Pulitzer Prize for international reporting from the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
Published, The Russians. New York: Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co.
Contributor, Reagan the Man, the President. New York: Macmillan Pub. Co.
Contributor, Beyond Reagan: The Politics of Upheaval. New York: Warner Books
Married Susan Zox
Published, The Power Game: How Washington Works. New York: Random House
Host and writer for Public Broadcasting Service television series, "The Power Game"
1989- : Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of International Studies, Washington, D.C.
Published, The New Russians. New York: Random House
Commentator and writer for the television production "Inside Gorbachev's USSR"
Editor, The Media and the Gulf War. Washington, D.C.: Seven Locks Press
Published, Rethinking America. New York: Random House
From the guide to the Hedrick Smith Papers, 1923-1992, (bulk 1965-1990), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- Arms control
- Central America (as recorded)
- Outer space (as recorded)
- Soviet Union (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)
- Middle East (as recorded)