Russell Baker, author and columnist, is dead at 93 | Inquirer Lifestyle
Russell Baker
In this photo, taken Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1993, writer Russell Baker, ponders a reporter’s question during a New York news conference where he was presented as the successor to host Alistair Cooke for the PBS series “Masterpiece Theatre.” Pulitzer Prize-winning author and humorist Baker has died at age 93. Allen Baker told The Associated Press that his father died on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, from complications after a fall. (Photo by ALEX BRANDON / AP)

Russell Baker, author and NY Times columnist, is dead at 93