Free-lance writer for New York Times, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Highways and others. Former bureau chief in Washington, Austin and Moscow.

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A half-century of reporting, including bureau assignments in Washington, Moscow and Austin and virtually ever conceivable story including wars, natural disasters, crime, terrorism and state and local politics.

Born: Aug. 30, 1944, in Boise, Idaho.
Grew up in Abilene, ...

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Jun 21, 2017

Ever been to Valley View mall in Dallas or Highland Mall in Austin? See what's happened to them in my NYT piece on the future of malls.

Jun 18, 2017

At the RR EXPRESS game Fathers Day treat from my son Colin

Jun 06, 2017

Special session will begin July 18. Come with a "calm demeanor and firm commitment' Abbott tells lawmakers.

Jun 06, 2017

Pro-life measures included in special session

Jun 06, 2017

Lawmakers facing hectic summer with school finance, property tax, limited school choice on agenda of special session

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter, Odessa American

Have you ever used a typewriter?

What a strange question. I can't imagine reporters who haven't used a typewriter.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email overnight