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Sally Bedell Smith is a historian and bestselling author of biographies of William S. Paley, Pamela Harriman, Diana Princess of Wales, John and Jacqueline Kennedy, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles. Smith is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. She has worked at Time and The New York Times, where she was a cultural news reporter. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch… (more)

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Sally Bedell Smith (born 1948) is an American historian and best selling author specializing in the history of American broadcasting and American political figures. She is married to former U.S. News & World Report editor Stephen G. Smith. Sally Bedell Smith spent her early career working at Time magazine, TV Guide, and The New York Times. She won the Sigma Delta Chi Distinguished Service Award in 1982, and became a fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center in 1986. In 1996, Smith joined Vanity Fair as contributing editor, where she remains as of October 2007.

She graduated from Radnor High School in 1966, and was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in November 2008.
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