Magazine article
Dutch

Slaven van de 21ste eeuw

Andrew Cockburn (author)

Slaven van de 21ste eeuw

In magazine
National geographic Nederland-Belgie, 2003, sept., p. 2-29
Title
Slaven van de 21ste eeuw
Author
Andrew Cockburn
Language
Dutch

About Andrew Cockburn

Andrew Myles Cockburn ( KOH-bərn; born 7 January 1947) is a British journalist and the Washington, D.C., editor of Harper's Magazine.

Early life

Born in the London suburb of Willesden in 1947, Cockburn grew up in County Cork, Ireland. His father was Communist author and journalist Claud Cockburn. His mother, Patricia Evangeline Anne (née Arbuthnot), was the granddaughter of British colonial administrator Henry Arthur Blake and British politician George Arbuthnot. Cockburn is a descendant of British-Jewish Whig politician and actor Ralph Bernal (1783–1854). The Cockburns are related to Sir George Cockburn, 10th Baronet, who ordered the Burning of Washington in 1814.

Cockburn was educated at Glenalmond College, Perthshire, and Worcester College, Oxford.

He has two brothers, Alexander Cockburn (1941–2012) and…Read more on Wikipedia