Art Buchwald Quotes

People in Washington do things that they shouldn’t do because they owe somebody.




Art Buchwald, 1925-2007, Political Humorist, Interview, PBS This is America, 1993

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Art Buchwald
Art Buchwald
  • Born: October 20, 1925
  • Died: January 17, 2007
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Writer

Arthur Buchwald was an American humorist best known for his column in The Washington Post, which in turn was carried as a syndicated column in many other newspapers. His column focused on political satire and commentary. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Outstanding Commentary in 1982 and in 1986 was elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.