"David Maraniss" (born 1949) is an United States/American journalist and author, currently serving as an associate-editor for The Washington Post. He received a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1993 for his coverage of then-candidate Bill Clinton during the United States presidential election, 1992/1992 United States presidential election. Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss will receive an honorary degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison at the spring commencement ceremony May 16, 2014.More David Maraniss on Wikipedia.
As soon as this tragedy happened in New Orleans, I just was haunted by memories and thoughts about Roberto Clemente and sort of how he gave his life to help people in a situation like this. It was very heartening for me to see athletes of this era come through in ways larger than themselves.David Maraniss