Maurice Carroll, Political Reporter and Pollster, Dies at 86

Maurice Carroll, who brought streetwise insights to his political reporting for a string of major newspapers, and who later became the public face of the emerging Quinnipiac University poll, died on Wednesday in Convent Station, N.J. He was 86. …

His reporting included an eyewitness account from Dallas of the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, as well as dispatches from the scenes of civil rights marches in the South. CONT.

Sam Roberts, New York Times