Don Van Natta is an investigative correspondent for the New York Times. He has won two Pulitzer Prizes, and is the author of First off the Tee: Presidential Hackers, Duffers and Cheaters from Taft to Bus,Her Way: The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton, and the forthcoming biography of Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Wondergirl. He lives in New Jersey.
Texas girl Babe Didrikson was told her place in the world, and refused to listen. At the age of thirteen, she announced that one day she would be the world's greatest female athlete. Everyone around her laughed-but she'd turn out to be right.