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William Safire, New York Times Columnist, Dies at 79

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/obituaries/article/william_safire_new_york_times_columnist_dies_at_79_20090929

William Safire, the Nixon speechwriter-turned-New York Times political columnist, died of pancreatic cancer at 79 in a Maryland hospice on Sept. 27. He was known for making an art of at once embracing and poking the Washington establishment.

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