Peter Baker (author)
Peter Baker is a reporter who moved to the
New York Timesin Spring, 2008 [http://www.politico.com/blogs/michaelcalderone/0508/WaPos_Baker_joins_the_NY_Times_.html] . He was formerly with the Washington Post, for whom he wrote numerous front-page articles and interviewed leaders including Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice[U.S. Dept. of State: "Interview With Peter Baker of The Washington Post" [http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2005/51313.htm] ] . He was the Post's White House correspondent during Pres. Bill Clinton's administration, and covered the Clinton-Lewinsky controversy. He wrote a book based on his coverage, "The Breach: Inside the Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton" (Scribner, 2000).
He served as the Post's
Moscowbureau chief, and wrote a book while there, "Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin and the Russian Counter-Revolution."
While with the Post, Baker spent several months covering events in the Middle East and was embedded with the command of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
Oberlin College, and was a reporter for the student newspaper, the Oberlin Review.
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