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George H. Beres is a retired journalist whose work now appears as a free-lancer. He is a graduate of the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, and later served as sports information director at Northwestern, then at the University of Oregon. His wife, Silvia, is a watercolorist and art teacher. Their sons are TV newsmen, Nick in Nashville and Roland in Madison, Wis. While serving in the army in Korea, he was news director of the Armed Forces Korea Network (AFKN). A native of Pekin, Ill., he has resided the last 34 years in Eugene, Ore. Early in his career, he was a columnist for the Decatur (Ill.) Herald & Review. Today he hosts a weekly half-hour discussion program, "To Pursue the Truth," on Community TV in Eugene, and writes a monthly column for the Northwest Senior News. Main focuses of his writing are politics, classical music, sports and religion. He is a first-generation American, with ethnic roots in Greece.