Adam Clymer, Political Reporter, Editor and Pollster, Dies at 81


Adam Clymer, who covered congressional intrigue, eight presidential campaigns and the downfall of both Nikita S. Khrushchev and Richard M. Nixon as a reporter and editor for The New York Times and other newspapers, died early Monday at his home in Washington. He was 81.

The cause was pancreatic cancer, which was diagnosed in March, said Dr. Michael A. Newman, who treated him.

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