- Val Lauder: Frank Sinatra generated as many headlines and stories as anyone of his time
- His devotion to his children may have played a role in his wanting to write his Father's Day column, she says
Val Lauder, a former reporter for the Chicago Daily News and lecturer at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the author of "The Back Page: The Personal Face of History." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely hers.
(CNN)I remember when I first pulled the pages from the manila envelope.