- Category : 1941-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (7,20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Maya 1
American Pulitzer-prize winning writer and columnist whose commentary appears in well over 250 newspapers across the United States.
She began her writing career as a reporter and researcher for "Newsweek" magazine, where she stayed for two years, from 1963-1965. From there she worked for the Detroit Free Press as a feature writer for the next two years, after which she became a regular columnist for The Boston Globe. There she stayed for well over 30 years, during which time she published several books.
Her first book, "Turning Points," was published in 1979. In April, 1980, Goodman won the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary.
Married in 1963 to Anthony Goodman, a medical student, she was divorced in 1971. The couple had one child, a daughter, in 1971.
Goodman retired from newspaper writing, publishing her last column on January 1, 2010.