Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who worked for the Dallas Morning News for over two decades. In 1986, he won a Pulitzer for his reporting on the racial discrimination rampant in the public housing sector.
In 1975, he obtained his B.A. in History with honors from the University of New Orleans.
The American Bar Association once awarded him the Silver Gavel Award, a very prestigious honor.
He had three daughters with his wife Nina.
Both he and writer Thomas Friedman have won Pulitzer Prize awards.