Tag: Al Smith

Al Smith, Getting His 50-Year Wings

Al Smith, Getting His 50-Year Wings

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

I got to witness a fascinating event this month: the 50-year celebration of when journalist Al Smith stopped drinking and started his journey
to greatness.

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A trip from darkness to glory

A trip from darkness to glory

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

I was not looking forward to reviewing Al Smith’s new book, “Wordsmith.” I’m too close to the author.

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Al Smith’s ongoing legacy

Al Smith’s ongoing legacy

| October 1, 2011 | 2 Comments

My mentor, Dr. Al Smith, decided one day in 1963 not to have a drink. It’s 48 years later as I write this, and Al has not had a drink since.

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