On the Front Lines: Following America's Foreign Correspondents Across the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

On the Front Lines: Following America's Foreign Correspondents Across the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

by Michael Emery
     
 

ISBN-10: 1879383365

ISBN-13: 9781879383364

Pub. Date: 08/15/1995

Publisher: American University

From Sarajevo in 1914 to Baghdad in 1990 renowned foreign correspondent Michael Emery charts the difficulties facing his American colleagues covering overseas events. He tells the 'stories behind the stories' and the pressures faced by American reporters like Marguerite Higgins and Peter Arnett. Emery demonstrates the effects of censorship, propaganda, and

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From Sarajevo in 1914 to Baghdad in 1990 renowned foreign correspondent Michael Emery charts the difficulties facing his American colleagues covering overseas events. He tells the 'stories behind the stories' and the pressures faced by American reporters like Marguerite Higgins and Peter Arnett. Emery demonstrates the effects of censorship, propaganda, and 'disinformation' and argues for an independent and well-trained foreign press corps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781879383364
Publisher:
American University
Publication date:
08/15/1995
Series:
The American University Press Journalism History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Ch. 1The Coming of the Great War: The Last Quiet Summer, 19141
Ch. 2The Rise of Stalin: Winter of 1928-2930
Ch. 3The Eve of World War II: The Radio Reporters and the Munich Crisis59
Ch. 4Holding the Line Again: Korea, 195089
Ch. 5Vietnam: The Far-Off War We Decided to Win, 1962-63122
Ch. 6Central America: The "Good Neighbor" Unmasked in Nicaragua and El Salvador158
Ch. 7The Middle East: In the Eye of the Storms211
Conclusion280
Notes295
Bibliography331
Index339

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