Read Pete Hamill's 1975 interview with John Lennon for 'Rolling Stone':
Pete Hamill passed today. One of the great reporters and writers of all time. He was also kind. He helped me when I was in college. Say hello to St. Peter for me, Pete.
The writer Pete Hamill has died at 85. He turned a gift for storytelling, a fascination with characters and a romance with tabloid newspapers into a storied career as a journalist.