Author and historianDied when: 71 years 45 days (853 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
Alexander Claud Cockburn ( KOH-bərn; 6 June 1941 – 21 July 2012) was a Scottish-born Irish-American political journalist and writer.Cockburn was brought up by British parents in Ireland but had lived and worked in the United States since 1972.
Together with Jeffrey St.Clair, he edited the political newsletter CounterPunch.Cockburn also wrote the "Beat the Devil" column for The Nation as well as one for The Week in London, syndicated by Creators Syndicate.
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