Marvin Kalb Biography
Marvin Kalb was the first director of the Joan Shorenstein Center
on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University.
He is now executive director of the center's office in Washington,
D.C. He has appeared regularly on PBS's "NewsHour" and
other television and radio programs.
Over a distinguished 30-year broadcast career Marvin Kalb served
as chief diplomatic correspondent for CBS News and NBC News, and
as moderator of "Meet the Press." Among his many honors
are two Peabody Awards, the DuPont Prize from Columbia University,
and more than a half-dozen Overseas Press Club awards. He has also
served as a visiting professor and visiting scholar at GW.
A graduate of the City College of New York, he has an MA from Harvard
and was zeroing in on his Ph.D. in Russian history when he suddenly
left Cambridge in 1956 for a Moscow assignment with the State Department.
He is also the author of two best-selling novels and his latest
book is called "One Scandalous Story: Clinton, Lewinsky
and 13 Days That Transformed American Journalism."