Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer dies at 68

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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer dies at 68
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Conservative commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer has died at age 68.

Conservative commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer has died at age 68.

Fox News made the announcement Thursday.

Krauthammer was a well-known contributor on the network.

He was also a Harvard-trained psychiatrist and a best-selling author.

Just weeks ago, he wrote a heartbreaking letter explaining that his cancer had returned and he only had a few weeks left to live.

Despite a successful surgery in August to remove the cancer from his abdomen he said it returned and spread rapidly.

He is survived by his wife and son.

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