John Seigenthaler, Tennessee journalist who helped shape USA Today, was RFK aide, dies at 86

  • by: KRISTIN M. HALL , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 11, 2014 - 4:42 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the John F. Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.

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