US political columnist James J. Kilpatrick dies at age 89
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
US and has died aged 89. Marianne Means, Kilpatrick’s wife, said that he died on Sunday evening. At the time of his death he was being treated for congestive heart failure.
After starting his career writing about racial issues in the south, Kilpatrick became one of the nation’s best knowncolumnists. His column, “A Conservative View”, was published in over one hundred newspapers across the United States. As well as voicing his opinions in newspapers, Kilpatrick was Conservative representative for the segment Point-Counterpoint. This sparred him against Liberal journalist and later commentator .
Tributes were paid to Kilpatrick by several Conservatives, including 1960’s youth group leaderwho said that "Before there was a , before there was a or , there was James Jackson Kilpatrick explaining public-policy issues from a conservative perspective."
Kilpatrick is survived by his second wife and three sons from his first marriage.
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