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Robert Novak Dead At 78

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Aug 18, 2009 4:20PM

2009_08_18_Novak.jpg Sun-Times colleague Lynn Sweet is reporting that columnist/pundit Robert Novak has lost his battle with brain cancer and passed away early this morning at the age of 78. Novak, a Joliet native, had been with the Sun-Times since 1966. Novak’s wife, Geraldine, told Sweet, “He was someone who loved being a journalist, love journalism and loved his country and loved his family."