Carl Thomas Rowan (August 11, 1925 - September 23, 2000) was an American government official, journalist and author. Rowan was a nationally-syndicated op-ed columnist for the Washington Post and the Chicago Sun-Times. He was one of the most prominent black journalists of the 20th century. more »
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''My advice to any diplomat who wants to have a good press is to have two or three kids and a dog.''Carl Rowan (b. 1925), U.S. ambassador to Finland. New Yorker (Dec. 7, 1963).