Bachelor, University Washington, 1944. French certified, Sorbonne University, Paris, 1950.
Reporter, The Oakland (California) Post-Enquirer, 1947-1949; reporter, The Stars and Stripes, Darmstadt, Germany, 1951-1952; managing editor, Overseas Weekly, Frankfurt, Germany, 1952-1955; Germany correspondent, New York Daily News, 1955-1975; United Nations correspondent, New York Daily News, 1975-1982; news editor, Voice of America, Washington, 1984-1986; deputy foreign editor, Washington Times, 1986-1987. Freelance writer.
Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. M C.
Married Madeleine Elizabet Karacsony, March 25, 1953 (deceased July 2002).