ABOUT THE AUTHOR

ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF

FROM TIMBER TO TITAN: The Remarkable Voyage of the Other Mayflower

Author Richard Stone is the Founder of Mayflower Event News, a source of information and insight about the original 1620 Mayflower and the 1957 Mayflower II.  In addition to historical events, he also writes stories about the courage, teamwork, and optimism that help define the American Spirit.  For decades he worked for major media groups, traveled internationally on a regular basis, and gained a deep appreciation for the United States and its role in upholding the principles of democracy.

Stone has worked for America’s premiere print, broadcast, and electronic news and entertainment organizations, including Time Inc., NBC Radio and Television, Home Box Office, ESPN Sports, and The Walt Disney Company. He holds a BA in economics from Harvard University and a master’s degree in Journalism from the University of California, Los Angeles. His grew up in Southern California and now resides in Connecticut.