Otis Carney is the author of fifteen books, including the best sellers When the Bough Breaks and New Lease on Life. In film and TV, he has created series and screenplays for major studios and networks, for such actors as Jack Webb of Dragnet, Marlon Brando and John Wayne. The winner of Freedom Foundation and Western Heritage awards, he does occasional journalism for national publications, and has written for presidential candidates.
According to the New York Times, his landmark campaign film, Choice, was 'unique ... a forerunner that enduringly altered political discourse' in the U.S.
A graduate of Princeton and a Marine Corps captain, he flew in the Pacific for 22 months during World War II. Mr. Carney and Teddy, his wife of 52 years, have three sons, six grandchildren, and in their spare time are cattle ranchers in Wyoming.