Evan Thomas is an American journalist, historian and author. He is known as the author of nine books which include two New York bestsellers.
Evan Thomas Age
Thomas was born on April 25th, 1951 in Huntington, New York.
Evan Thomas Height
Thomas is a man of average stature and shape he stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch.
Evan Thomas Family
Thomas was born to Anna Davis and Evan Welling Thomas II who was the editor at HarperCollins and W.W. Norton & Company.
Evan Thomas Wife
Thomas is married to Osceola Freear whose an attorney they have two daughters. Her daughter Louisa Thomas is a writer, the family resides in Washington D.C.
Evan Thomas Education
Thomas studied at Phillips Academy, Harvard University, and later attended the University of Virginia School of Law.
Evan Thomas Career
from 1991 Thomas was a reporter, writer, and editor at Newsweek for 24 years. Prior to that, he was at Time Magazine. In northeastern New Jersey, he began his reporting career with The Bergen Record.Thomas was allowed historical access to confidential Central Intelligence Agency materials by DCI Robert Gates in 1992. Executive Order 12356, as enacted in HR 10-244, is the primary authority for this policy.
Individual researchers and former Presidential appointees may be granted access to classified files under these provisions if they sign a confidentiality agreement and agree to allow the CIA to examine their paper to verify it does not include any sensitive material. Former DCI Robert Gates instructed that the CIA History Staff seek and supply records that would fulfill Mr. Thomas’s research request. Thomas’ work was then evaluated in compliance with his secrecy agreement and authorized on March 2, 1995, by the Directorate of Operations’ Information Review Officer, with the Office of General Counsel’s confirmation.
Thomas authored an article for the Central Intelligence Agency’s journal, Studies in Intelligence, in 1996, detailing his experience with the CIA’s classified files after being granted the unusual privilege of historical access.
Thomas was a regular panelist on the weekly public affairs television show Inside Washington for 20 years, until the show was canceled in December 2013.
Evan Thomas Books
- Ike’s Bluff President Eisen Hower Secret Battle to save the World.
- Being Nixon Man Divided
- The Wise Men
- The Man to See
- Inside the Circus
- Election 2004