Written by Karen Elliott House, Publisher of the Wall Street Journal.


He was a remarkable man whom one was very happy to know.  He was always curious, always challenging conventional wisdom, always encouraging me and others to think, to push ourselves, to grow.  I loved that about him.  He liked to help young people, as he did me.  But he never did it in a patronizing way to reflect on himself; nor did he push and bully one.  He was just so engagingly curious and challenging and at the same time supportive.  Wonderful combination.  I learned so much from his political, analytical wisdom.  But more than that, I liked the way he not only taught but also challenged one to challenge one’s self.  I grieve with all of you but as you noted, he lived life well.