17 Facts About Amy Goodman


Amy Goodman was born on April 13,1957 and is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter, and author.


Amy Goodman has received awards for her work, including the Thomas Merton Award in 2004, a Right Livelihood Award in 2008, and an Izzy Award in 2009 for "special achievement in independent media".


In 2012, Goodman received the Gandhi Peace Award for a "significant contribution to the promotion of an enduring international peace".


Amy Goodman was born to secular Jewish parents who were active in social action groups.


Amy Goodman has two brothers, David Goodman and Steven N Goodman.


Amy Goodman was born in New York City, but later lived in Bay Shore, New York.


Amy Goodman graduated from Bay Shore High School in 1975.


Amy Goodman studied for a year at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine and graduated in 1984 from Radcliffe College of Harvard University with a degree in anthropology.


Clinton defended his administration's policies and said that Amy Goodman was "hostile and combative".


Authorities said that Amy Goodman was charged because she was identified from the video footage.


The charges against Amy Goodman reportedly increased the public awareness of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.


Amy Goodman received the 2001 Joe A Callaway Award for Civic Courage.


Amy Goodman was a recipient of the 2008 Right Livelihood Award.


Amy Goodman received the Gandhi Peace Award from Promoting Enduring Peace, for a "significant contribution to the promotion of an enduring international peace".


In September 2007, Amy Goodman suffered a bout of Bell's palsy.


Amy Goodman is the granddaughter of an Orthodox rabbi, nevertheless Amy Goodman has been criticized for her stance on American foreign relations with Israel and for associating with antisemitic activists.


In 2006, Amy Goodman narrated the film One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern, a documentary chronicling the life and times of the retired Democratic politician George McGovern, focusing on his failed 1972 bid for the presidency.