Ever wonder why our politicians, business leaders, and media figures so often disappoint us, and what happens after the scandals?
Robert H. Smith, philanthropist and Crystal City developer, gets another paean today from the Washington Post—this time an editorial, which
Jonathan Stone, the reporter in The Solomon Scandals, grilled me for this Q. & A.—uncut. STONE: Why’s Scandals copyrighted in
Both are self-made men from Chicago—intellectual politicians with law degrees. And like me, both are on the liberal side. No
A friend and I had just seen a movie with a soft-spoken and obscenity-free editor, a balding Boy Scout of
Sy Solomon, the real estate millionaire in The Solomon Scandals, never existed. Like many of the characters in my novel,
Sen. Abraham Ribicoff, the late Connecticut senator who also served in President John F. Kennedy’s cabinet, secretly held a $20,000