Muckraking newspaper columnist who wrote about such Washington scandals as Watergate, the alleged Mafia ties of J. Edgar Hoover, and a CIA intend to destroy Cuban innovator Fidel Castro. At age group twelve, he penned a column to get a Utah Boy Scouts publication. He later on had written for The Sodium Lake Tribune and offered in World Battle II. In 1972, he earned the Pulitzer Reward for his investigative journalism focus on American-Pakistani relationships. He was created in southern California to Mormon parents, and he grew up in Sodium Lake Town, Utah. He and his wife Olivia became parents to nine kids. He had written on such controversial topics as the assassination of Chief executive John F. Kennedy.