Robert Novak diagnosed with brain tumour

July 29th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by admin  

Robert David Sanders “Bob” Novak has been diagnosed by brain tumour and is currently being treated at a Boston hospital.

Robert Novak“On Sunday, July 27, I was diagnosed with a brain tumor,” Bob Novak wrote in a statement given to his publisher. “I have been admitted to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, where doctors will soon begin appropriate treatment.

“I will be suspending my journalistic work for an indefinite but, God willing, not too lengthy period.”

Weather the tumour was malignant or not is still unknown.

Novak is a conservative American political commentator and journalist who writes the longest-running current U.S. syndicated political column. Over his 45 year career, Bob Novak has become well-known as a columnist and as a television personality. His memoirs, entitled Prince of Darkness: Fifty Years Reporting in Washington, were published in July 2007 by Crown Forum, a division of Random House. “Prince of Darkness” was a nickname given to Novak by his friend, the reporter John Lindsay, “because [Lindsay] thought for a young man I took a very dim view of the prospects for our civilization.” Novak said in an interview.

Robert Novak is the former host of the television show “Crossfire.” He was the first to publicly reveal the name of CIA operative Valerie Plame.

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