Apart from his thirty-four months as a World War II Marine Combat Correspondent, Sam E. Stavisky worked for The Washington Post as a reporter, editorial writer, or columnist, from 1938 to 1954. He also wrote for many magazines, including the Saturday Evening Post, Look, Life, and Collier's. In 1954, he started his own firm, a PR and lobbying organization, in Washington, New York, London, and Rio de Janeiro. Sam and his wife, Bernice, who lectures on France, reside in Washington, D.C., and Singer Island, Florida. They have two daughters and a grandson.