ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF
Richard Stone is the Founder of Mayflower Event News, a source of insight on the original 1620 Mayflower and the 1957 Mayflower II. Additionally, he writes stories about courage, teamwork, and optimism, traits that help define the American Spirit. Stone has worked for America’s premier print, broadcast and electronic news, sports and entertainment organizations. These include NBC Radio and Television, Time Inc. (where he helped start TV-Cable Week Magazine), Home Box Office, ESPN and The Walt Disney Company. He was involved in the design and launch of multiple entertainment and sports television networks, including ESPN International. Stone holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University and a master’s degree in Journalism from the University of California, Los Angeles. He grew up in Southern California and now resides in Connecticut.