ROWLAND EVANS, JR., was born in White Marsh, Pennsylvania, and attended Yale University. From 1953 to 1955 he covered the Senate for the Associated Press. Next he covered Congress and then national and international politics for the Washington bureau of the New York Herald Tribune.
ROBERT D. NOVAK was born in Joliet, Illinois, and is a graduate of the University of Illinois. In 1957 he became a Capitol Hill correspondent for the Associated Press, and in 1961 Congressional correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.
In May 1963 Messrs. Evans and Novak teamed to write Inside Report, the well-known political column which is syndicated by The Chicago Sun-Times in over 212 newspapers worldwide.
Mr. Novak is the author of The Agony of the G.O.P. 1964 ( 1965). He and Mr. Evans co-authored Lyndon B. Johnson: The Exercise of Power ( 1966). They publish a bi-weekly newsletter, the Evans-Novak Political Report, and both appear regularly on TV and the lecture platform.
They and their families live in Washington, D.C.