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Tom Wicker Dead

Tom Wicker and the Age of Conscience

Gary Hart | Posted 01.26.2012 | Media
Gary Hart

Today's political journalists think the world would work much better if political leaders would simply govern the way the journalist thinks they should. Tom Wicker knew that his job was not to govern: his job was to provide a conscience for those who governed.

My Hour With Tom Wicker

Don McNay | Posted 01.25.2012 | Media
Don McNay

I was sent by Al Gore's 1988 presidential campaign to coordinate an event in Ohio towards the end of Gore's candidacy. After it ended, I gave T...

Former NYT Columnist Dies

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 01.25.2012 | Media

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Tom Wicker, the former New York Times political reporter and columnist whose career soared following his acclaimed coverage of...