Jack Ohman

November 19, 2013

I was a teenage Secret Service agent ...

The 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination reminded me of my nascent political career in the 1970s as a young political operative (lower case). One of my jobs was an internship at the Minnesota Democratic Farmer Labor Party headquarters in Minneapolis.

Jack Ohman

Editorial cartoonist, writer and Joe King’s alter ego

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Jack Ohman joined The Sacramento Bee in 2013. He previously worked at the Oregonian, the Detroit Free Press and the Columbus Dispatch. His work is syndicated to more than 200 newspapers by Tribune Media Services. Jack has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, the Scripps Foundation Award and the national SPJ Award, and he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012 and the Herblock Prize in 2013. Contact Jack at johman@sacbee.com. Twitter: @JACKOHMAN.