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Cynthia Tucker
(1955 - )

American journalist who began as a reporter (1980) for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, moved to Philadelphia, subsequently travelled in Africa and later returned to the same newspaper, where she became editorial page editor in 1990. When United Press Syndicate began distributing her columns, she gained a wider readership, and received a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2007.

Science Quotes by Cynthia Tucker (2 quotes)

If the great story of the last century was the conflict among various political ideologies—communism, fascism and democracy—then the great narrative of this century will be the changes wrought by astonishing scientific breakthroughs
— Cynthia Tucker
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, column also distributed by United Press Syndicate, American Know-How Hobbled by Know-Nothings (9 Aug 2005). In Eve Herold, George Daley, Stem Cell Wars (2007), 21.
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No matter how much proponents of “intelligent design” try to clothe their views in the apparel of science, it is what it is: religion. Whose intelligence? Whose design?
— Cynthia Tucker
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, column also distributed by United Press Syndicate, American Know-How Hobbled by Know-Nothings (9 Aug 2005).
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