Charles Krauthammer / Politics

Before becoming a columnist, Charles Krauthammer served as a resident at Massachusetts General Hospital for three years, and later became chief resident in psychiatry. In 1981, he became a writer and editor for The New Republic, and four months later was taken on board at the Washington Post as a weekly columnist. In addition to his work for the Post, he also writes for Time magazine, The Weekly Standard, and The New Republic, among others. Krauthammer's recognitions include the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, the National Magazine Award for essays, and the first annual Bradley Prize.