Updated: Wednesday, 08 Apr 2009, 5:07 PM CDT
Published : Friday, 21 Mar 2008, 12:54 PM CDT
College: Central Michigan University (Political Science major, minors in Journalism and Sociology)
Fave About Austin: The people, weather, boating, laid-back atmosphere
Influential Person: In high school, Father Bill Cunningham of Project Hope in Detroit (racial understanding etal) Politically: Truman, JFK, Lincoln. Historical Authors: Stephen Ambrose, David McCullough and David Halberstam
Guilty Pleasure: Gangster movies, dancing alone to favorite music if wife is in bed
Make A Difference: Vote right, be informed, try to hook up people in need with people I think might help, be kind to seniors and animals.
Favorite Band: Steve Miller, Sting, Moody Blues, Jimi Hendrix, Sinatra, any jazz
Favoritve Movie: "The Godfather," "Casablanca," "The English Patient," "All About Eve"
Favorite TV: "Sopranos," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Political Talk," History channel
Favorite Food: Any seafood, especially crab claws, lobster and shrimp, also Tex-Mex (my wife's)
Family: Wife Tammy (known since 1988). We're best friends and love to golf and scuba dive together, two stepsons in Houston and two Labrador Retrievers, sister Sharon in Detroit with three adorable and precocious nieces. Mom is in good health and became political junkie and Detroit Tiger baseball fan.
You can e-mail David at David.Scott@kxan.com.