About the Author
Robert MacNeil was, until his retirement in October 1995, the co-anchor of PBS’s "The MacNeilLehrer News Hour." His previous books include two volumes of memoirs (The Right Place at the Right Time, Wordstruck) the bestselling tie-in to his PBS series "The Story of English," and two novels, Burden of Desire and The Voyage. MacNeil was recently named an Officer of the Order of Canada. He lives in New York City.