Robert Draper





Robert Draper

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born
in The United States
November 15, 1959

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Robert Draper (born November 15, 1959)[1] is a freelance writer, a correspondent for GQ and a contributor to The New York Times Magazine. Previously, he worked for Texas Monthly, where he first became acquainted with the Bush political family.
Robert Draper attended Westchester High School in Houston, Texas. He is the grandson of Leon Jaworski, prosecutor during the Watergate scandal, segregation trials, and Nazi war crimes, which is said to have influenced Draper's writing about the use and abuse of power. Draper was active in high school debate. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, writing for the university newspaper The Daily Texan.


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I have a longtime obsession with the white wines of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in northeastern Italy. They are the country's best but largely unknown to Americans, and it's possible to spend a month in that border region (Austria to the north, Slovenia to the east) and not hear a word of English. The rolling vineyards are spectacular, and the wines they produce have a crisp, aromatic character thoro... Read more of this blog post »
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