This undated image provided by the Bacon family shows James Bacon, who died Saturday Sept. 18, 2010 in Los Angeles. In his 75 years as a journalist, columnist and author, Bacon traded cigars with Winston Churchill, was acquainted with eight U.S. presidents, traveled Viet Nam battlefields with Bob Hope, sipped Jack Daniels with Frank Sinatra, hung out with John Wayne and was a confidant of Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor.(AP Photo/courtesy Bacon family)

This undated image provided by the Bacon family shows James Bacon, who died Saturday Sept. 18, 2010 in Los Angeles. In his 75 years as a journalist, columnist and author, Bacon traded cigars with Winston Churchill, was acquainted with eight U.S. presidents, traveled Viet Nam battlefields with Bob Hope, sipped Jack Daniels with Frank Sinatra, hung out with John Wayne and was a confidant of Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor.(AP Photo/courtesy Bacon family)