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Stephen Fried

Stephen Fried is an American investigative journalist, non-fiction author, essayist and adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. His first book, 'Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermodel Gia ', a biography of model Gia Carangi and her era, was published in 1993. He has since written 'Bitter Pills: Inside the Hazardous World of Legal Drugs ', an investigation of medication safety and the pharmaceutical-industrial complex; 'The New Rabbi ', which weaves the dramatic search for a new religious leader at one of the nation's most influential houses of worship with a meditation on the author's Jewish upbringing; 'Husbandry ', a collection of essays on marriage and men; and 'Appetite for America: How Visionary Businessman Fred Harvey Built a Railroad Empire that Civilized the Wild West ', the first biography of restaurant and hotel entrepreneur Fred Harvey. Wikipedia*

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Stephen Fried has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2010 Speech. Most common tag: U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2010 - Present Adjunct Faculty, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University Videos: 2

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  • History and the American West Panel

    History and the American West Panel

    Authors discussed their books about the history of the American West. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Leo…

  • <em>Appetite for America</em>

    Appetite for America

    Stephen Fried, adjunct journalism professor at Columbia University Graduate School, recounts the life of Fred Harvey, one of the…

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