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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Nov 19, 2017

Steve Mostyn remembered as one of Texas' "giants for justice" after his death last week at the age of 46. The Demo… 

Nov 16, 2017

Rep. Charlie Geren of Fort Worth, one of outgoing House Speaker Joe Straus' top lieutenants, is facing a Republican primary rematch from Fort Worth businessman Bo French, who ran against the House Administration chairman in 2016. French announced his candidacy Thursday.

Nov 10, 2017

Existence of a graphic video of the church shootings raise questions over whether it should ever be made public. 

Oct 07, 2017

Covered lst big music festival since Las Vegas. Saw a little anxiety but mostly defiance - and lots of music. 

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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