About the Author
Mr. Southwick graduated in 1971 with an honors degree in history from Harvard College where he served as Executive Editor of the Harvard Crimson. He worked on the McGovern for President campaign in 1971 and 1972 and for the Berkshire Eagle newspaper in Pittsfield, Mass. He also worked for the Griffin-Larrabee new bureau in Washington, DC, and for Congressional Quarterly magazine. From 1977-1980, he served as press secretary to Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass) and to the Kennedy for President campaign.