One more for Paul– I was a fan since first grade. I hated going to school but there was one consolation and that was Paul’s morning news broadcast on the car radio. Even as a kid, I was drawn to that dry, Dragnet delivery of his with that twist of inflection –the comment — that made additional words superfluous.
There was something quintessentially American about the man. Economical in word, forthright in speech, positive in outlook, and devoted to God and family.