Jack Rosenthal ’s career has ranged from public service in the tumultuous civil rights era to journalism to philanthropic initiatives. He began his career as a reporter for The Oregonian, and then moved across the country to serve in the Justice Department of Attorney General Robert Kennedy. He later did a stint at the State Department, and then turned toward journalism again, joining The New York Times in 1969. Thirteen years later, he won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing on national politics and social policy. He is currently the founder and chairman of ReServe, an award-winning nonprofit that connects the skills of older adults with the needs of employers at public and nonprofit service agencies.