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Joseph C. Spear

Joseph C. Spear has been an investigative journalist for seventeen years. As editor and chief of staff for syndicated columnist Jack Anderson, he is primarily responsible for covering diplomatic and foreign affairs and has broken some of the major news stories of our day. Among his prominent work are in-depth and long-term columns on FBI surveillance of American celebrities and on Nicaraguan dictator, Anastasio Somoza. His own articles have appeared in many national magazines.

Titles by This Author

The Nixon Legacy

Drawing on personal experience, White House Memoranda, contemporary news reports, and interviews with media insiders, this book by the editor of Jack Anderson's syndicated column, tells the fascinating and chilling story of how news reaches—or doesn't reach—our newspapers and television screens. "Sometimes," says one disgruntled journalist, "it seems like Richard Nixon never left town."