Midge Decter


May 23, 2022

Midge Decter (born Midge Rosenthal on July 25, 1927 in Saint Paul (Minnesota) and died on May 9, 2022 in Manhattan (New York)) was a neoconservative American journalist.


Midge Decter co-chairs the Committee for the Free World with Donald Rumsfeld. She is a founding member of the Project for the New American Century.


Midge Decter is married to Norman Podhoretz, who for 35 years was the editor of the monthly Commentary published by the American Jewish Committee.


Losing the First Battle, Winning the War The Liberated Woman and Other Americans (1970) The New Chastity and Other Arguments Against Women's Liberation (1972) (ISBN 9780698104501) Liberal Parents, Radical Children (1975) (ISBN 9780698106758) An Old Wife's Tale: My Seven Decades in Love and War (2001) (ISBN 9780060394288) Always Right: Selected Writings of Midge Decter (2002) (ISBN 9780891951087) Rumsfeld: A Personal Portrait (2003) (ISBN 9780060560911)

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