Foreign Correspondent: A Memoir

Foreign Correspondent: A Memoir

by H.D.S. Greenway

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476761367
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 11/17/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 679,244
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

H.D.S. Greenway has reported from 96 countries, and covered conflicts in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Lebanon, Israel, Iraq, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and the former Yugoslavia. He has been a contributing columnist for The Boston Globe, The International Herald Tribune, and Global Post, and has been a foreign correspondent for The Washington Post and Time magazine. He lives with his wife, JB Greenway, in Needham, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi

1 A Different World 1

2 Going to Work for Uncle Sam and Henry Luce 11

3 Assignments in London and Washington 21

4 Coming into Vietnam 27

5 Away to War, Home in Hong Kong 39

6 My Luck Runs Out 53

7 The South Vietnamese Hold the Line 71

8 The Americans Depart 73

9 A Curious Coda 83

10 The Fall of Saigon 87

11 Returning to Saigon 99

12 Covering Southeast Asia 107

13 On the Opium Trail 117

14 Laos: "The End of Nowhere" 121

15 Cambodia: Between the Tiger and the Crocodile 135

16 Indonesian New Guinea: Stoning the Stone Age Men 153

17 Australian New Guinea: Missionaries, Cannibals, & Cargo Cults 161

18 Muhammad Ali's Holy Wat 167

19 Bangladesh: Birth of a Nation 169

20 The First Washington Post Bureau in Israel Since 2000 Years 179

21 Sadat Comes to Jerusalem 193

22 Coming Home 199

23 Oman: A Colony in All but Name 205

24 Bad Days in Beirut 209

25 The Soviet Empire Crumbles 223

26 Balkan Tragedy 231

27 Saddam Hussein Goes to War 241

28 Baghdad Nights 253

29 To the Khyber Pass 261

Afterword 279

Acknowledgments 287

Photo Credits 288

Index 289

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