Monthly Archives: August 1978

Leon D. Dash, Jr. (1944 – )

Leon DeCosta Dash, Jr., former Pulitizer Prize-winning investigative reporter for the Washington Post, probably my greatest influence as a journalist and a father. Brilliant, tough, uncompromising, wickedly witty and committed.  He provided a positive career role model. I wanted to be “the next Leon Dash,” if that were possible. Instead, I have tried to be […]