Journalist, writer. Born– Sept. 2, 1913, Montgomery, Ala. Parents– Andrew Carroll and Mary (Anderson) Kilpatrick. Married– Frances Talbot Williams, Mar. 6, 1941. Children– Two. Education– University of Alabama, A.B., 1935; graduate study, Harvard University, 1939-1940. Reporter, 1935-1937, Washington correspondent, 1939-1943, Birmingham News and Age-Herald; Associate editor and European correspondent, Montgomery Advertiser, 1937-1939; Washington correspondent, Raleigh News and Observer and Yorkshire Post, 1940-1943; correspondent, Chicago Sun, 1943-1946; correspondent, San Francisco Chronicle, 1946-1951; national affairs writer, Newsweek, 1940; assistant chief, U.S. State Dept. press section, 1951-1952; staff writer and White House correspondent, Washington Post, 1952-1975; freelance writer, 1975-. Merriman Smith Award for best White House correspondence from the White House Correspondents Association, 1971; Woodrow Wilson National Fellow, 1974. President, White House Correspondents Association; member, Overseas Writers Association. Died March 24, 1984.


Contemporary Authors online


Roosevelt and Daniels; a Friendship in Politics. Chapel Hill, N.C.; University of North Carolina Press, 1952.


The Kennedy Circle. Washington, D.C.; Luce, 1961.