Kati Marton

American writer Kati Marton

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.
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10 Steps to Turn Your Passion Into Money
Huffington Post - almost 3 years
There can be no joy in living without joy in work. - St. Thomas Aquinas Chances are, you hate your job. Forbes reports more than half of Americans are unhappy with their work lives. Every day, we're commuting to places we associate with anxiety or boredom. Why do we stay in jobs we don't like? The usual suspects: "I've got bills to pay! I can't just quit." "I have job security, and that's not easy to come by." "This is the only thing I know how to do." "I wouldn't even know where to start if I wanted to try something new." A lot of us feel stuck. But here's the thing -- we're not stuck. There are ways to climb out of your current situation, find what you love, and turn it into a cash-generating career. Sound like a long shot? Not if you have a plan, and these steps can help you develop one. 1. What Do You Love to Do? If you weren't dealing with that crappy job every day, what would you be doing instead? Figure out which activities make you feel happy and...
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Suicide Safety Plans
Psych Central - over 4 years
Marriage and family therapist Kati Morton describes making a safety plan for suicidal thoughts. She discusses safety plan templates, making your environment safe, noticing and writing down triggers, creating a support list of social connections, and finally and most importantly turning to mental health professionals. Suicide hotlines are a recommended resource as well as going to hospitals. When she creates safety plans with clients she personalizes them to an individuals needs as well. Kati Morton has made dozens of great videos on mental health topics, so indulge in exploring her her YouTube channel.
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Kati Marton on Her Lifelong Therapist: Paris
Wall Street Journal - over 5 years
As a student, as the young wife of Peter Jennings and now, mourning the loss of her husband, Richard Holbrooke, author and journalist Ms. Marton has always found solace in the French capital.
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She’ll Always Have ‘Paris’
Forward - over 5 years
Kati Marton’s captivating memoir, ‘Paris: A Love Story,’ mixes fluid journalism with the casual prose of a friend reminiscing about her past. Click here for the rest of the article...
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Roxanne Coady: Notes From My (Book)Shelf: September 7, 2012
Huffington Post - over 5 years
The fall, the beginning of the school year, is still, for me, the New Year - the time for new commitments, more learning and a fresh dose of "everything is possible." I would like to share a rite of passage I serendipitously got to witness driving to work on a gloriously sunny, crisp morning last week. Right at the end of our street, in front of the firehouse, was a gaggle of camera-toting adults along with an array of 5 and 6 year olds, all dressed up for their first day of school (not the adults-the kids). As I drove on, there were 3 or 4 more such gatherings. It was a surprise to feel so emotional watching the parents and grandparents as they waved goodbye, took pictures and took long, deep breaths. It was joyous-the exuberance of beginnings, the excitement, the worry, and above all, the enthusiasm. For our children, this begins with school, and school is all about our teachers. So I will begin with Tony Danza (yes, that Tony Danza) and his new book I'd Like to Apolo...
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Author Blog: The Presence of the Past
Forward - over 5 years
Earlier this week, Kati Marton wrote about the French Jewish family the Camondos and Paris’s black marble plaques. Her blog posts are featured on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit: Now that I live part-time in Paris, I explore the city’s complex and sometimes disturbing relationship to toward its Jewish citizens — which given my own Jewish heritage, feels personal to me. In “Paris: A Love Story,” I probe this aspect of the city which most tourists miss. In my Paris neighborhood, I am discovering France’s historic fear of outsiders. Indifference to the fate of those not inside their circle is the underside of the French passion for privacy, for la discretion. A country that has experienced multiple invasions and a catastrophic loss of life in World War I has low expectations of humanity — and an understandable fear of les etrangers — strangers. “C’est normale,”...
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Kati Marton, Recalling 'Paris' With Love And Longing
NPR - over 5 years
The veteran journalist, who was married to news anchor Peter Jennings and then the diplomat Richard Holbrooke, recounts the highs and lows of her life with the two men. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us
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Kati Marton shares her 'Love Story,' flaws and all
USA Today - over 5 years
She writes about her marriages to two public figures, Peter Jennings and Richard Holbrooke, in her new memoir.
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Two Darknesses
The New Republic - over 5 years
Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937–1948 By Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward (Harper Collins, 467 pp., $29.99)   Madeleine Albright, née Korbel, is the first woman and the second foreign-born person to have attained to the highest-ranking Cabinet position in the American government, that of secretary of state. She is also the first East European to have served in any Cabinet position. Add to this her warm and convincing style, the generally favorable judgment about her tenure in the Cabinet, and her highly unusual life, and it is no wonder that Prague Winter made the best-seller list. This book is an innovative amalgam of personal reminiscences, tales told by parents and friends, lessons learned in the schools of three countries, and conclusions drawn from her use of printed and unprinted sources. The book takes us from the medieval beginnings of Czech history through the post–World War I creation of Czechoslovakia,...
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Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities: Building on the Legacy of Richard Holbrooke
Brookings - almost 6 years
Event Information May 22, 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT Falk Auditorium Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event A strong international commitment to the prevention of genocide and mass atrocities was a central theme of the late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke’s life and work. Last month, the Obama administration created an Atrocities Prevention Board, citing the prevention of mass atrocities and genocide as both a core national security interest and moral responsibility of the United States. On May 22, the Brookings Institution, in collaboration with the Central European University School of Public Policy and International Affairs, hosted a discussion on U.S. and international efforts to prevent genocide and mass atrocities, building on Ambassador Holbrooke’s legacy. The first panel, moderated by Brookings President Strobe Talbott, focused on what can be learned from Ambassador Holbrooke’s work, especially in t...
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The Edible Book Festival and Kati Marton tantalize in the days ahead
Cleveland - almost 6 years
A sweet feast and an international journalist lead the literary calendar.
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Dịch giả VN được giải văn hóa Hungary - BBC Tiếng Việt
Google News - over 6 years
Trong số đó, thuộc giới cầm bút, có một số các nhà văn, nhà báo gốc Hungary nổi tiếng sinh sống ở nước ngoài như Méray Tibor, Határ Győző, Kati Marton và đặc biệt, văn hào Chinghiz Aitmatov viết bằng tiếng Nga và tiếng Kyrgyz, khá quen thuộc với
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Democracy only way forward to secure country's interests: PM - Associated Press of Pakistan
Google News - over 6 years
Fai, who heads Washington-based Kashmiri-American Council, particularly appealed to President Obama that he pay attention to a recent statement by Mrs.Kati Marton, the widow of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke who told Mr. Nicholas D.Kristof of New York
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André Kertész - Der intuitive Stilist - diesseits.de
Google News - over 6 years
Die Ausstellung im Berliner Martin-Gropius-Bau ist noch bis zum 11. September 2011 zu sehen. Der Katalog ist erschienen bei Hatje Cantz. Kati Marton: Die Flucht der Genies. Aus dem Englischen von Ruth Keen. Neun ungarische Juden verändern die Welt
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Reșițeanca Silvia Neamțu a avut cea mai bună lucrare la master la Central ... - Adevărul
Google News - over 6 years
Printre aceştia s-au numărat Javier Solana, fostul secretar al Consiliului Uniunii Europene, apoi jurnalista Kati Marton, fosta soţie a artizanului acordului de pace de la Dayton, care a pus capăt în 1995 războiului din Bosnia, Richard Holbrooke, şi,
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"The Great Escape" in Iran - Iran Book News Agency
Google News - over 6 years
IBNA: The book is authored by Kati Marton, a Hungarian-American author and journalist. The book is about nine illustrious Hungarians who fled fascism and anti-Semitism for the New World and each of them experienced insecurity, isolation and a sense of
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"Az emberek meghalhatnak, a múlt soha" - Origo
Google News - over 6 years
Az egyre hűvösebbé váló izraeli-amerikai relációt két legjobb barát közötti őszinte kapcsolataként definiálta a hazánkba ismét ellátogató Kati Marton, akivel legújabb könyve (Halál Jeruzsálemben) kapcsán beszélgettünk. A történet részletei, azaz az
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Kati Marton
  • 2012
    Age 62
    She wrote about their love and recovering from his death in her 2012 memoir Paris: A Love Story.
  • 2009
    Age 59
    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.
  • 2001
    Age 51
    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.
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  • 1995
    Age 45
    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.
  • 1993
    Age 43
    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.
  • 1956
    Age 6
    Among the many honors her parents received for their reporting on the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was the George Polk Award.
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  • 1949
    Born on April 3, 1949.
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