Robert Sam Anson

Robert Sam Anson became a reporter for Time while still a student at the University of Notre Dame, where he was involved in antiwar and civil rights movements. In 1970, while on assignment in Cambodia, he was taken prisoner of war. Anson has worked as an anchorman for public television, a senior writer for New Time magazine, and a freelance magazine writer and author. He is the author of, among others, Best Intentions, McGovern: A Biography, and Exile: The Unquiet Oblivion of Richard M. Nixon.