Public Figure Profiles

Hedrick Smith

Hedrick Smith is a Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and Emmy award-winning producer and correspondent. After serving 26 years with The New York Times from 1962-88 as correspondent, editor and bureau chief in both Moscow and Washington, Smith moved into television in 1989, reporting and producing more than 50 hours of long-form documentaries for PBS over the next 25 years on topics from the inside story of the terrorists who mounted the 9/11 attacks and Gorbachev’s perestroika to Wall Street, Walmart and The Democracy Rebellion of grassroots citizen reform movements. Smith has authored five best-selling books including The Russians, The Power Game: How Washington Works, and Who Stole the American Dream?, and co-authored several other books, including The Pentagon Papers and Reagan: The Man, the President. Smith is currently Executive Editor of the website and the YouTube channel The People vs. The Politicians.

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Some of their strengths

Hedrick Smith has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Intelligent, Imaginative, Creative, Compassionate, Intense, and Caring.

Intuitive and Imaginative

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Hedrick Smith is someone who is a highly intuitive, creative and imaginative person who is very loyal, caring and compassionate to others. A person who looks for jobs that tend to reflect their identity.

Passionate and Intense

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Hedrick Smith well know them as someone who can be passionate, proud, and intense, like the sun or a blazing fire.

Productive and Perseverent

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Hedrick Smith as someone who is productive, persevering, deliberate, and direct.

A person who is creative, has good luck with work and money, good listening skills, good relationships with people at work, is a good teacher or counselor, and who is good at organizing groups, teams, or causes.

Exacting and Achievement-oriented

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Hedrick Smith is someone who has very high expectations for people, and who can be extremely focused on achieving goals and objectives.

They are also someone who is altruistic, tolerant, and sophisticated, and who tends to be a perfectionist who is always working to try and make everything and everyone better.

Traditional and Patient

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Hedrick Smith tends to be someone who is a patient person that is very emotional, has a very sharp memory, has an ability to understand people, and who tends to be traditional and frugal.

Some of Hedrick Smith's challenges

While Hedrick Smith has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Hedrick Smith can be Stubborn, Emotional, Standoffish, Rebellious, Emotionally Distant, Hypocritical, and Self-centered.

Emotional and Standoffish

One of Hedrick Smith's key challenges is that they are someone who can be emotional and standoffish.

Possessive and Stubborn

Hedrick Smith is someone who can be possessive, jealous, inflexible, and stubborn, can have a habit of being a frivolous spender, and who can feel insecure or cynical in romantic relationships and have difficulty forming productive personal and professional partnerships.

Sensitive and Money-oriented

Finally, Hedrick Smith also can have mood swings, be overly sensititive, and be a bit rigid and materialistic.

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