Paul Hoffman is a prominent author and host of the PBS television series, "Great Minds of Science. The Public Broadcasting Service ( PBS) is a Non-profit Public broadcasting Television service with 354 member TV stations in the " He was president and editor in chief of Discover, in a ten-year tenure with that magazine, and served as president and publisher of Encyclopaedia Britannica before returning full-time to writing and consulting work. Discover is a Science magazine that publishes articles about Science for a general audience He lives in Woodstock, New York. Woodstock is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. Author of at least ten books, he has appeared on CBS This Morning and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer as a correspondent. James Charles "Jim" Lehrer (ˈlɛrɚ born May 19 1934) is an American journalist and the News anchor for The NewsHour Hoffman is also a puzzlemaster using the pseudonym Dr. A pseudonym is a fictitious alternative to a person's legal name (see Alias) Crypton. He designed the puzzle in the 1984 book Treasure: In Search of the Golden Horse. Treasure In Search of the Golden Horse is a 1984 illustrated book and accompanying video by Sheldon Renan published in the United States by He also designed the treasure map in the 1984 film, "Romancing the Stone," starring Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, and Danny DeVito. Romancing the Stone is an 1984 American action - Adventure film, and has many elements that might categorize it as a romantic Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American Actor and producer, primarily in Movies and Television Mary Kathleen Turner (born June 19, 1954) is a Tony Award - and Academy Award -nominated American actress. Daniel Michael DeVito Jr (born November 17 1944 is an American Actor, director and producer, who first gained prominence for his portrayal Hoffman holds a B. A. degree summa cum laude from Harvard. Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of academic distinction with which an Academic degree was earned He is the winner of the first National Magazine Award for Feature Writing and is a member of the Academy of Arts and Science.