In Memoriam: Leo Janos

From the LA Times:

    Leo Janos, a former speechwriter for President Johnson whose ghostwriting talents were displayed in legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager’s best-selling autobiography, has died. He was 74.

    Janos died of cancer Friday at his home in Brentwood, his wife, Bonnie, said Saturday.

    A longtime correspondent for Time magazine and a freelance nonfiction writer, Janos (pronounced Janice) sent his career into the stratosphere in 1985 with “Yeager: An Autobiography.”

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