Tall and rugged-looking, he took on many hard-hitting assignments within the Seventies, together with on-the-street reporting about drug dealing, murders and scandal. In 1977, he and a Put up colleague, Kevin Klose, revealed a ebook, “Shock! Shock!,” about how federal brokers shut down a hoop of D.C. crooks dealing in stolen items.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/native/obituaries/ron-shaffer-dead/2021/11/13/aa0f7d9a-44c4-11ec-a88e-2aa4632af69b_story.html | Ron Shaffer, Washington Put up journalist who based ‘Dr. Gridlock’ column, dies at 76