Debra Burlingame

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Debra Burlingame is the sister of Captain Charles F. "Chic" Burlingame, III, pilot of American Airlines Flight 77, which was hijacked and crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.

Burlingame was formerly a producer at Court TV, where she covered dozens of civil and criminal legal proceedings ranging from the OJ Simpson trial and the Clinton impeachment hearings to the Microsoft anti-trust case. She wrote pieces for broadcast on constitutional appellate cases, consumer law, and legal news, and helped launch a documentary series involving cold criminal cases.

Before her career in television, she worked as an attorney in New York City. 

Burlingame is a graduate of New York University, Cardozo School of Law, and serves on the board of the Medal of Honor Museum Foundation.

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