WILBORN HAMPTON is a former journalist with United Press International and The New York Times. His first book, Kennedy Assassinated: The World Mourns, is an account of his part as a cub reporter in covering the murder of President Kennedy in Dallas. Subsequent books focus on some of the stories he covered as a reporter or were witness to, including the nuclear meltdown at Three Mile Island, the wars in the Middle East, and the September 11, 2001 attack on New York City. He has also written Young Adult biographies on Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth. His latest work is an adult biography of the playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote.