Written by Myra McPherson author and former Washington Post reporter.


I am so terribly terribly sorry. I started crying the moment I opened the e-mail.

I am one of about a jillion writers to whom he gave great hope and that fantastic avalanche of humor, facts and intelligence was so rare and special. And of course Jack knew Fred in politics before we met; he loved catching up with him at DC gatherings.

Much love, Myra --and Jack.