The most recent edition of the Smithsonian Magazine features Charlie Papazian, one of the first pioneers of the craft brewing industry.
It is a detailed portrait of Charlie, who founded the American Homebrewers Association, published the Complete Joy of Homebrewing, founded the Great American Beer Festival and initiated the first trade association representing the craft brewing industry, which today is the Brewers Association. The story is rich in detail and includes many photos from the past. A must read. See the article here.