Trent Lott

I. Robert Goodman, advertising exec who crafted ads for governors, senators and congressional campaigns, dies

I. Robert Goodman, advertising exec who crafted ads for governors, senators and congressional campaigns, dies

I. Robert Goodman, a former Baltimore advertising executive who turned Spiro T. Agnew into a nationally known household name and whose specialty was promoting Republican candidates for local and national office, died July 18 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Stella Maris Hospice.

The Cross Keys resident was 90.

“Bob was a great human being and always a pleasure to be around,” said former Mississippi Sen. Trent Lott Sr. in a telephone interview. “He was never eaten up by ego and was just a great guy. He was an artist and imaginative.”

Larry J. Sabato, a political scientist and analyst, who is head of the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics, is a...

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