Allison Pataki

Allison Pataki received her bachelor's degree from Yale University and spent several years writing for television and online news outlets, including ABCNews.com and FoxNews.com. The daughter of former New York State Governor George Pataki, she is the author of the new book, "The Traitor's Wife: A Novel" (Howard Books 2014).

Latest from Allison Pataki

  • Jul 03, 2014

    Five times the American Revolution almost failed

    This weekend, Americans celebrate Independence Day, commemorating the day in 1776 when our Founding Fathers declared the separation of the 13 colonies from the Kingdom of Great Britain and established a new nation.

  • Feb 11, 2014

    8 salacious secrets about our nation's founders

    The Founding Fathers and Mothers, those people we have immortalized as cultural icons central to our nation’s birth, were people, too. And, as such, they lived, loved, and misbehaved just like the rest of us mere mortals.