Smiley: A legend leaves us

Smiley: A legend leaves us

It's been my good fortune to meet many extraordinary folks in my long, often misspent life, but I doubt if any were more extraordinary than Billy Cannon. His history is too well known in these parts to need recapping, but a couple of personal memories stand out: When Richard Nixon was vice president, he was a guest at a student journalists' conference in Indianapolis, and I was in the receiving line to greet him.

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