Q&A with Jonathan Karl

Jonathan Karl talked about his job as senior national security correspondent for ABC News, his career at CNN, his articles on Darfur and… read more

Jonathan Karl talked about his job as senior national security correspondent for ABC News, his career at CNN, his articles on Darfur and Karen Hughes for The Weekly Standard, and the book reviews he writes for The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Karl said that his love for history dates back to a family trip to Mount Rushmore where his parents decided to move to South Dakota to conduct oral histories with workers who built the monument.

A video clip was shown that was compiled by CNN on the occassion of Mr. Karl winning the 2001 Everett McKinley Dirksen Awards for Distinguished Reporting of Congress.

After graduating from Vassar in 1990, Mr. Karl spent a year as a researcher/reporter for The New Republic. He subsequently wrote for The New York Post as an investigative reporter. In 1995, he began an eight-year stint at CNN and has been at ABC since 2003. He also writes articles for The Weekly Standard and book reviews for The Wall Street Journal. His articles have also been published in Reason, Christian Science Monitor, and The San Francisco Chronicle. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 13, 2008
Last Aired:
Jan 14, 2008

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  • Jan 13, 2008 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 2008 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 14, 2008 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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