AB, Brown University, 1949. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1952.
Freelance journalist, 1952-1953;
journalist, Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1953-1963;
producer evening news, ABC News, 1963-1965;
European producer, ABC News, London, 1965-1970;
field producer, ABC News, New York City, 1970-1972;
correspondent, bureau chief, ABC News, Tel Aviv, 1972-1992;
commentator Vermont Public Radio, lecturer, freelance writer, since 1992.
Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Writers Guild American, National Academy Television Arts and Sciences (Emmy award 1961, 89), Overseas Press Club American (award for best radio reporting invasion of Cyprus 1974, award for best foreign affairs documentary Yitzhak Rabin biography 1975), National Press Club (Washington), Foreign Corrs. Association in Israel.
Married Jane Kingsbury, September 15, 1951. Children: Laurie, Jonathan, Adam.