EDUCATION:

BS in Secondary Education (Speech & English) Univ. of Wisconsin, 1958.
President, Forensic Union.
Won Big Ten Oratory Contest, senior year.
Graduated Navy OCS, Newport, RI 1959.
Graduated FBI Academy, 1963.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

4 years, US Navy Officer (SOSUS Program - tracking of Soviet submarines).
23 years FBI: Criminal and security work in the field (Dallas and St. Louis) and
FBIHQ (Crime Prevention and assistance to authors, researchers).
18 years: Contract Government Investigator with Pentagon and NRO access.

ACTING EXPERIENCE:

Appeared in over 35 community theatre plays.
Union member of SAG-AFTRA since 1992.
Speaking and background roles in movies and television.
Experienced role-player for legal firms, law schools, and other professional venues.
Membership Candidate: Actors' Equity.

PUBLISHED WORKS:

Private Eyelashes: Radio's Lady Detectives, Bear Manor Media, 2004.
Winner of 2005 Agatha Award for Best Non-Fiction.
Narrated by Library of Congress as Talking Book.
Radio Rides the Range (with David Siegel) McFarland Publishers, 2014.
A one-volume comprehensive encyclopedia of more than 100 radio drama programs portraying
the American West, in fact and fiction, from 1929-1967.
Contributing author to Nostalgia Digest (of Chicago) and The Sleuth (Nancy Drew fan magazine)
plus several Old-Time Radio hobby periodicals.
Approximately 32 articles on the Internet on various web sites.

GUEST LECTURES

Smithsonian Air & Space Museum.
Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention in Hunt Valley, MD.
The Newseum, Washington, DC.
Antique Radio Convention in Houston, TX.
Instructor: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at GMU.
MENSA Regional Convention in Herndon, VA.

PERSONAL:

Married, 6 grown children, lived in Fairfax, VA for past 40 years.
Retiring Block Captain in Kings Park West Civic Association.

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