I first met Congressman Tom Lantos shortly after I became the political reporter at KGO-TV in San Francisco in the early '90s. I had scheduled an interview with him in his district's San Mateo office. When I arrived, he was dressed impeccably, even on his day off, in a pressed suit and tie.
He offered me a cup of tea and, before the interview began, took out his latest photographs to share of his beautiful family; his two daughters, who between them gave him 18 grandchildren. I remember that...Full Story