An author, scholar, professor, and background commentator for CBS information, he also served as co-editor of Vanity Reasonable and American Heritage. He received the Ann M. Sperber Prize for his 2012 biography of Walter Cronkite; his various other works consist of biographical parts on Rosa Parks and Jimmy Carter. He went to Ohio State School and Georgetown School. He later trained at the School of New Orleans, Grain School, and Tulane School. He published his publication, Tour of Responsibility: John Kerry as well as the Vietnam Battle, in 2004. He was created in Atlanta, Georgia. He afterwards resolved in Austin, Tx and acquired three children along with his wife, Anne. He was nominated alongside Johnny Depp for the Grammy Prize for his efforts towards the liner records for Gonzo: THE LIFE SPAN and Function of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson.