Doris Willens's career began with journalism (the Minneapolis Tribune, the New York Journal-
American, the Washington Post), and branched into songwriting/performing (a member
of The Babysitters, Vanguard Recording Society's children's songs quartet); books
(Lonesome Traveler: The Life of Lee Hays and Nobody's Perfect: Bill Bernbach and the
Golden Age of Advertising) and playwriting (Piano Bar and Disraeli).