Richard M. Cohen
Richard M. Cohen is the author of two New York Times bestsellers: a memoir, Blindsided: Lifting a Life Above Illness, detailing his struggles with MS and cancer and his controversial career in the news business, and Strong at the Broken Places: Voices of Illness, a Chorus of Hope, following the lives of five individuals living with serious chronic illnesses. His distinguished career in network news earned him numerous awards, including three Emmys and a George Foster Peabody. Cohen lives outside New York City with his wife, Meredith Vieira. They have three grown children.