Barbara K. Olson

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Barbara K. Olson (19XX-September 11, 2001) conservative TV commentator who worked for FOX News, CNN and several other outlets. She was married to Solicitor General of the U.S. Theodore Olson and had reported the hijacking to him by phone about 20 minutes before the plane hit the Pentagon. In the mid 1990s, she was a chief investigator for the House Government Reform Committee. She was later a staff lawyer for Senate Minority Whip Don Nickles, before branching out on her own as a TV commentator and private lawyer. She was a frequent critic of the Clinton administration and wrote a book about Hillary Rodham Clinton. She was working on her second book, had been a professional ballet dancer when younger, and had also been a prosecutor.


She died at the age of 45 in the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack on board American Airlines flight 77.

She was survived by her husband Theodore Olsen, [family]. [Information on family, other information.]

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