Eric Newhouse has been a journalist for four decades. The first half of his career was as a reporter, correspondent and bureau chief for The Associated Press, in Baltimore; New Orleans; Chattanooga, TN; Pierre, SD.; St. Louis; and Charleston, WV. The second half of his career has been with the Great Falls (Montana) Tribune, where he is currently the projects editor. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 2000 for his 12 part series on alcoholism. Those stories form the basis of his first book, Alcohol: Cradle to Grave, which is available through Issues Press and on Amazon.com.
Eric has earned a reputation as a journalist who crusades for causes in which he believes. Through personal, in-depth interviews he has seen the devastation caused by PTSD from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and the ongoing trauma for Veterans from Vietnam and other American conflicts. This book is his statement about what America should do for its Veterans.