American investigative journalist and author who worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer and Period Magazine more than his 35 year career. He was mentioned for earning two Pulitzers and Two Country wide Magazine Awards aswell. He started his career in the Kansas Town Occasions after graduating from the University or college of Missouri-Kansas Town. With longtime collaborator Donald L. Barlett he offers received two Pulitzer Awards, two National Publication Honours and five George Polk Honours. He previously a daughter along with his wife Nancy. He cowrote a biography of Howard Hughes entitled Empire: THE LIFE SPAN, Story, and Madness of Howard Hughes.