Sally Quinn said the "amazing" scientist in her bestseller was modeled after the infectious disease expert, whom she "just fell in love with" at a dinner function.
Sally Quinn was sexually assaulted by a Senator when she was in college, and sees her own story in Hill's.
I'm wondering, what's God like, really? Is he (she? it?) a big and kindly Other who created the world, likes to be worshiped, and talks back to people who pray? Or is the Divine some kind of diffuse and universal Spirit who inhabits oceans and mud puddles, cockroaches and humans?
The book should be required reading by members of the media. It might get them to think twice as they are preparing what will be endless columns on Clinton until the election.
Ben Bradlee was undoubtedly the best newsroom leader I ever worked for. He pushed you to be better, spotted the weak spots in your draft and had a nose for news. But I also learned it was not smart to get on his bad side.
One of the first people to respond and react to Howard Kurtz's shabby treatment of Pari Bradlee was Bradlee's mother-in-law, Sally Quinn.