Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1956; Master of Science with honors, Columbia University, 1960.
Reporter, Easton (Pennsylvania) Express, 1958-1959; Reporter, Baltimore Evening Sun, 1960-1963; reporter, Life magazine, New York City, 1963-1965; chief Moscow bureau, Life magazine, 1966-1968; chief Vienna bureau, Life magazine, 1968-1969; correspondent, Life magazine, Paris, 1969-1970; head news department, Life magazine, 1970-1973; managing editor, Saturday Review, New York City, 1973-1978; managing editor, Geo magazine, 1978-1979; executive editor, Prime Time magazine, New York City, 1979-1982; senior editor, television-Cable Week, 1982-1983; free-lance writer/editor, 1983-1987; editor-in-chief, Archaeoloy Magazine, New York City, since 1987.
Served with Army of the United States, 1957.
Married Sarah Susan McCardell, June 22, 1963 (divorced 1987). Children: Peter McCardell, Abby Jorden, Hugh Barret. Married Mary Luehrsen, July 18, 1987.
1 child, Amanda Eleanor.