Kati Marton

Born Apr 3, 1949

Kati Marton is a Hungarian-American author and journalist. Her career has included reporting for ABC News as a foreign correspondent and National Public Radio, where she started as a production assistant in 1971, as well as print journalism and writing a number of books.… Read More

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1949 Birth Born on April 3, 1949.
1956 7 Years Old Among the many honors her parents received for their reporting on the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was the George Polk Award. … Read More


1993 44 Years Old Marton has been married three times. Her first husband was Carroll Wetzel, a retired international investment banker from Philadelphia. Her second husband was ABC News anchor Peter Jennings; Jennings and Marton had two children together before divorcing in 1993.
1995 46 Years Old Her third husband was diplomat Richard Holbrooke, from 1995 until his death in December 2010, frequently traveling with him during his diplomatic missions in the former Yugoslavia and in the Middle East.


2001 52 Years Old Marton has received several honors for her reporting, including the 2001 Rebekah Kohut Humanitarian Award by the National Council of Jewish Women, the 2002 Matrix Award for Women Who Change the World, the George Foster Peabody Award (presented to WCAU-TV, Philadelphia, in 1973), and the Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary—the country's highest civilian honor. … Read More


2009 60 Years Old Her book, Enemies of the People: My Family's Journey to America, was an autobiography finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2009.
2012 63 Years Old She wrote about their love and recovering from his death in her 2012 memoir Paris: A Love Story.
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