About Ellen Goodman
Ellen Goodman began her career as a researcher and reporter for Newsweek. She joined the Detroit Free Press in 1965, and in 1967, she became an associate editor at The Boston Globe. An astute observer of American life, her column has been syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group, and in 1980, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. She is the author of the books Close to Home and Turning Points.