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David E. Hoffman covered Ronald Reagan's 1980 presidential campaign for the Knight-Ridder newspapers. In 1982, he joined The Washington Post to help cover the Reagan White House. He also covered the first two years of the George H.W. Bush presidency. His White House coverage won three national journalism awards. After reporting on the State Department, he became Jerusalem bureau chief for The Post in 1992, and served as Moscow bureau chief, 1995-2001. He was also foreign editor and Assistant Managing Editor for Foreign News.


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“Much of it was simply letters from worker-correspondents, each known as a rabkor, who wrote short bits and pieces about mills and”
David E. Hoffman, The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

“a Pentax ME single-lens-reflex 35 mm camera and lens for copying documents, with a clamp to fasten it steady to a chair or table.”
David E. Hoffman, The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

“Soviet authorities had long feared copiers. At its most basic, the machine helped spread information, and strict control of information was central to the Communist Party’s grip on power. In most offices, photocopy machines were kept under lock and key.”
David E. Hoffman, The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal




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