Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist David S. Broder died today, according to a report in his newspaper, The Washington Post. He was 81 years old.
Broder was a frequent guest on the NewsHour, Washington Week and other political discussion shows for decades.
For morethan a half-century, he wrote a syndicated, twice-weekly column for The Post, covering a broad range of aspects of American political life
David was a Chicago area native. He was known for detecting political trends early and explaining shifts in the electorate’s mood.
He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary in 1973.