Richard Lee Strout was an American journalist and commentator. He was national correspondent for the 'Christian Science Monitor' from 1923 and he wrote the "TRB from Washington" column for 'The New Republic' from 1943 to 1983. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Richard Strout has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Call-In.