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"Sunday Morning" remembers newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller, and "Gong Show" creator Chuck Barris. [Read More]
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By Stephen L. Carter Bloomberg View There's a wonderful story midway through Can't Anybody Here Play This Game? [Read More]
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Columnist Jimmy Breslin saw stories where others did not, and wrote them in a way that readers will never forget. [Read More]
When Jimmy Breslin died last week, America lost a voice that was sure to anger or please, and not likely to leave anyone unmoved. Breslin... [Read More]
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Jimmy Breslin slogged to funerals and accident sites and crime scenes (and dive bars) to piss off the privileged and champion the unfortunate. [Read More]
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In a writing career that spanned six decades, the columnist and author always came back to the toils of ordinary working people. [Read More]
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For this week's Bonus Weekend Podcast, we are revisiting our conversations with some notable people who passed away recently. In 1995 Leonard spoke with MacArthur Award... [Read More]
I became a journalist because of Jimmy Breslin, the New York newspaper columnist who died March 19 at the age of 88. [Read More]
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FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH: Jimmy Breslin, the famed New York City columnist who died this week at 88, once wrote that "the best thieves... [Read More]
The Times has long made a practice of keeping a deep reservoir of advance obits ready. [Read More]
One of the perks of being a journalist is getting to meet fascinating people in often equally intriguing places. My best case in point: Jimmy... [Read More]
A young Ruben Rosario, then a crime reporter at the New York Daily News, had the privilege of feeding crime tips to famous columnist Jimmy... [Read More]
Jimmy Breslin, who died Sunday at 88, was one of my early heroes, a hard-drinking, cantankerous character who could make the description of a street... [Read More]
Woodside: Jimmy Breslin was a great writer and I loved his books, but he was not always nice and truthful when doing a story. [Read More]
Years from now, when historians tell the story of New York City, it's very likely that the words of Jimmy Breslin will be prominent. Unlike... [Read More]
Jimmy Breslin changed my life. [Read More]
Chuck Berry didn't want to talk to me. Berry, whose music celebrated having fun, had more entertaining things on his mind than answering questions from... [Read More]
Chuck Berry didn't want to talk to me. Berry, whose music celebrated having fun, had more entertaining things on his mind than answering questions from... [Read More]
Generations of New York journalists and political leaders joined Jimmy Breslin's family Wednesday in celebrating the life of the pugnacious Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist who championed... [Read More]
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