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Thomas Friedman

Thomas Friedman was born on July 20, 1953 in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA as Thomas Lauren Friedman. He is a writer and producer, known for Revenge of the Electric Car (2011), Green: The New Red, White and Blue (2007) and Charlie Rose (1991). He has been married to Ann Bucksbaum since November 23, 1978. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2012 The Day the Mesozoic Died (Documentary short) (written by)
 2007 Green: The New Red, White and Blue (TV Movie documentary) (as Thomas L. Friedman)
 2002 Prisoners of Freedom (Video documentary) (as Tom Friedman)
 1999 Island of the Sharks (Documentary short) (narration written by - as Tom Friedman)
 1997 Nova (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Super Bridge (1997) ... (writer)
 1996 The Miracle of Life (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Special Effects: Anything Can Happen (Short documentary) (written by - as Tom Friedman)
 1994 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Historical Perspective (Documentary) (written by)
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Other Works:

Release of his book, "That Used to be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back", by Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Thomas L. Friedman | Tom Friedman

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Personal Quote:

No two countries that both have a McDonalds have ever fought a war against each other.


In 1975, received a bachelor of arts in Mediterranean studies from Brandeis University, where he first arrived as a transfer student in 1973. Then attended St. Antony's College at the University of Oxford on a Marshall scholarship, earning an M.Phil. in Middle Eastern studies. See more »

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