Reporter's Note Book
by Duffy Jennings Coming June 2019
From the Archives: Features
Beyond the deadline urgency of breaking news, Duffy Jennings also thrives on feature stories. He enjoys writing about celebrities, athletes and other compelling personalities, social trends, small town controversies and historical events. People and topics he’s written about include Motown star Smokey Robinson, actor Adam Goldberg, NBC golf announcer Roger Maltbie,disco fever, singles bars, a gay wedding in 1971 and a retrospective on the fortunes and failures of his high school classmates.
In 1976, Michael Medved and David Wallechinsky wrote about a book about what had become of their classmates from Palisades High School in suburban Los Angeles ten years earlier titled, “What Really Happened to...
Lottery balls used for the draft.
After more than a year of waiting and writing freelance articles for the Datebook, city editor Abe Mellinkoff finally relented and gave me a tryout as a reporter in...