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|Birth:||6th June, 1941|
|Death:||21st July, 2012|
|Profession:||Author, Journalist, Writer|
Alexander Claud Cockburn was an Irish American political journalist and writer. Cockburn was brought up in Ireland but had lived and worked in the United States since 1972. Together with Jeffrey St. Clair, he edited the political newsletter CounterPunch. Cockburn also wrote the Beat the Devil column for The Nation as well as one for The Week in London, syndicated by Creators Syndicate. He had one daughter, Daisy Alice Cockburn, whose mother is the writer Emma Tennant, and two younger brothers, Andrew Cockburn and Patrick Cockburn, who are also journalists. His half-sister, the barrister and mystery writer Sarah Caudwell, died in 2000. In addition, journalists Laura Flanders and Stephanie Flanders are his half-nieces, daughters of his half-sister Claudia Cockburn and her husband Michael Flanders. Actress Olivia Wilde is his niece, daughter of his brother Andrew Cockburn.
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