Jack Anderson (1922-2005). Newspaper columnist. Considered one of the father’s of investigative journalism. Won 1972 Pulitzer Prize. He was a commentator on ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America” for nine years. He was key in reporting on J. Edgar Hoover’s ties to the Mafia, the Watergate Scandal and the John F. Kennedy Assassination. He broke open the investigation and harassment by the Nixon Administration of John Lennon during the fight to deport Lennon. He discovered a CIA plot assassinate Fidel Castro and he was also credited with breaking the Iran-Contra Affair. In 1972, Anderson was the target of an assassination plot in The White House. Two Nixon administration conspirators admitted under oath they plotted to poison Anderson on orders from senior White House aide Charles Colson. The plot was aborted when the plotters were arrested for the Watergate break-in.
Scarce photograph, B&W, 4.5”x7”, inscribed: “To my fellow columnist Richard Butler, with warmest wishes, Jack Anderson.”.................SOLD