Joy Billington Doty: Veteran Washington Reporter Interviewed Five Presidents

From a Washington Post obit by Patricia Sullivan headlined “Joy Billington Doty, veteran Washington Star reporter, dies at 91”:

Joy Billington Doty, a British-born journalist who worked at the Washington Star from 1967 until the paper folded in 1981 and covered first ladies, society news, Embassy Row functions and visiting dignitaries, died Aug. 11 at her home in Washington.

During her six decades as a writer, starting as a stringer for a Singapore newspaper, Ms. Doty interviewed five American presidents and their wives, the kings of Jordan and Thailand, and the last emperor of Japan, as well as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and child film star-turned-diplomat Shirley Temple Black.