Thomas DeFrank is an American political journalist and author. His reporting has appeared in the ‘American Journalism Review’ and the ‘New York Times’. As Washington bureau chief of the ‘New York Daily News’, has covered the resignation of one President, the impeachment of a second, and was an eyewitness to two assassination attempts against a third.
DeFrank was ‘Newsweek’s‘ senior White House correspondent for a quarter century and covered seven Presidents: Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton and Bush. He is the co-author of ‘Bare Knuckles and Back Rooms’, ‘The Politics of Diplomacy’, and, ‘Quest for the Presidency 1992’. He is the only newsmagazine correspondent to win both of the White House Correspondents’ Association awards for distinguished Presidential reporting.