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Born: October 6, 1925

Died: June 23, 2005 (aged 79)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Journalist

Bio: Shana Alexander was an American journalist, born Shana Ager in New York City on October 6, 1925. Although she became the first woman staff writer and columnist for Life magazine, she was best known for her participation in the Point-Counterpoint debate segments of 60 Minutes with conservative James J. Kilpatrick.

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