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Nancy Gibbs (born 1960) is an essayist and editor at large for TIME magazine, a best selling author and commentator on politics and values in the United States. She is the co-author with Michael Duffy of the New York Times Bestseller The Preacher and the Presidents; Billy Graham in the White House (2007)

A native New Yorker, she graduated from Yale in 1982, summa cum laude, with honors in history. She studied at New College, Oxford as a Marshall Scholar (M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics).

She joined TIME in 1985 as a part time fact checker in the International section. She became a writer in 1988 and has written more than 100 cover stories, including the black-bordered special issue [1] on the September 11 attacks, which won a National Magazine Award in 2002. The Chicago Tribune named her one of the ten best magazine writers in the country in 2003; her articles are included in the Princeton Anthology of Writing, Best American Crime Writing 2004, Best American Political Writing 2005 and TIME: 85 years of Great Writing. She has been a frequent guest on radio and television talk shows, including the Today Show, Good Morning America, Charlie Rose, and a guest essayist on the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. [2][3]

In 1993 and 2006, she served as a Ferris Professor of writing at Princeton University. She is a former elder and deacon of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City.

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