American Pulitzer prize-winning and syndicated political humorist.
He ran away from home at age seventeen and wanted to join the US Marine Corps, but was too young to sign himself up, so he bribed a drunk with a half pint of whiskey to pose as his legal guardian.
His humorous column was found in The Washington Post.
He and his wife Ann have adopted three children.
He was able to interview the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley.