AB, Harvard College, 1950. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1951.
Instructor English, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1951-1953; tutor in history and literature, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1954-1956; instructor English, Columbia College, New York City, 1958-1962; editor, writer, Time Life Books, Time Inc., New York City, Alexandria, Virginia, 1962-1987; freelance writer, Time-Life Books, Alexandria, since 1987.
(A pictorial biography of Harry S Truman)
With United States Army, 1944-1946.
Married Frances Coombs, June 14, 1951 (divorced 1965). Children: Rebecca Sanders, David I. C., Alexandra Shackleford Thomson. Married Delberta Joanne Brunner, June 12, 1971.
1 child, Barbara Elizabeth.