Mary Mapes, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Mary Mapes

American television producer and journalist

Date of Birth: 09-May-1956

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States

Profession: television producer, journalist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Mary Mapes

  • Mary Alice Mapes (born May 9, 1956) is an American journalist, former television news producer, and author.
  • She was a principal producer for CBS News, primarily the CBS Evening News and primetime television program 60 Minutes Wednesday.
  • She is known for breaking the story of the Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse scandal, which won a Peabody Award, and the story of Senator Strom Thurmond's unacknowledged biracial daughter, Essie Mae Washington.
  • In 2005, she was fired from CBS for her part in the Killian documents controversy.

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