Don Whitehead

Don Whitehead was born in 1908 in the coal country of Virginia and graduated from the University of Kentucky, later joining the Associated Press as a reporter in Tennessee. He was sent overseas by AP in 1942 to cover the British Army's drive against Erwin Rommel's tanks in North Africa. He later worked for the New York Herald Tribune and the Knoxville News-Sentinel. In addition to two Pulitzers, Whitehead won a George Polk Memorial Award in 1951 and wrote a number of books, including The FBI...See more