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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May 02, 2017

Protesters arrested in 9-hour sit-in against Tx SB4 immigration bill vow to continue attacks on measure. 

May 01, 2017

More than two dozen protesters staging a sit-in at a branch of the Tx governors office to oppose anti-sanctuary cities bill.

Apr 23, 2017

FWST profiles Lockheed Martin's THAAD missile defense system, deployed to S Korea against N Korean missile threats. 

Apr 07, 2017

The dispute over a state music museum is shining a light on Texas' musical heritage and efforts to preserve it. 

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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