11 Facts About Amy Goodman

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

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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".

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3.

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

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4.

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

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5.

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

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6.

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

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7.

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

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8.

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

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9.

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

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10.

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

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11.

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.

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