My two favorite male actors are Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood.
One of my old reporters (Woody Woodburn) recently honored me by writing a column about what it was like working with me at The Desert Trail newspaper in the 1980s. His column ran in the Ventura Star daily newspaper three weeks ago.
I was really humbled when he compared Clint Eastwood to me – noting the hard outer shell disguises the caring person within.
Clint Eastwood, whose most famous movie roles were trigger-happy vigilantes but whose directorial work has shown a more open-minded world view, will receive an award from the Museum of Tolerance this fall.