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BOOKS

Arnett, Peter, Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad (Simon and Schuster, 1994).

Browne, Malcolm W., The New Face of War (Bobbs-Merrill, 1965).

Browne, Malcolm W., Muddy Boots and Red Socks: A Reporter's Life (Times Books, 1993).

Cloud, Stanley and Olson, Lynne, The Murrow Boys: Pioneers on the Front Lines of Broadcast Journalism (Houghton Mifflin, 1996).

Cronkite, Walter, A Reporter's Life (Knopf, 1996).

Emerson, Gloria, Winners and Losers: Battles, Retreats, Gains, Losses and Ruins from a Long War (Random House, 1976).

Gellhorn, Martha, The View From the Ground (Granta Books, 1989).

Gellhorn, Martha, The Face of War (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988).

Halberstam, David, The Making of a Quagmire (Random House, 1965).

Halberstam, David, The Best and the Brightest (Random House, 1972).

Hedges, Chris, War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning (Public Affairs, 2002).

Just, Ward, To What End? Report from Vietnam (Houghton Mifflin, 1968).

Library of America, ed., Reporting World War II: American Journalism 1938-1944 (Library of America, 1995).

Library of America, ed., Reporting World War II: American Jouralism 1944-1946 (Library of America, 1995).

Library of America, ed., Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1959-1969 (Library of America, 1998).

Library of America, ed., Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1969-1975 (Library of America, 1998).

Nichols, David, ed., Ernie's War: The Best of Ernie Pyle's World War II Dispatches (Simon & Schuster, 1987).

Persico, Joseph, Edward R. Murrow: An American Original (McGraw-Hill, 1988).

Rollyson, Carl E., Nothing Ever Happens to the Brave: The Story of Martha Gellhorn (St. Martin's Press, 1990).

Rooney, Andrew A., My War (Times Books, 1995).

Safer, Morley, Flashbacks: On Returning to Vietnam (Random House, 1990).

Sperber, A.M., Murrow: His Life and Times (Freundlich Books, 1988).

Wade, Betsy, ed., Forward Positions: The War Correspondence of Homer Bigart (University of Arkansas Press, 1992).

Weiner, Robert, Live from Baghdad: Making Journalism History Behind the Lines (St. Martin's Griffin, 2002).



WEB SITES
Ernie Pyle:

Indiana Historical Society feature on Ernie Pyle
http://www.indianahistory.org/heritage/pyle.html

Scripps-Howard Foundation
http://scripps.com/foundation/programs/pyle/pyle.html

Ernie Pyle State Historic Site
http://www.state.in.us/ism/HistoricSites/ErniePyle/historic.asp

Indiana University School of Journalism: The Wartime Columns of Ernie Pyle
http://www.journalism.indiana.edu/news/erniepyle/index.html


Edward R. Murrow:

Radio Days: Edward R. Murrow
http://www.otr.com/murrow.html

Museum of Broadcast Communications: Edward R. Murrow
http://www.museum.tv/archives/etv/M/htmlM/murrowedwar/murrowedwar.htm

North Carolina State Library: Edward R. Murrow
http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/nc/bio/literary/murrow.htm

Jewish Virtual Library: Edward R. Murrow's Report from Buchenwald
http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/Holocaust/murrow.html

American Masters: Edward R. Murrow
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/murrow_e.html


Walter Cronkite:

NPR: Walter Cronkite Essays
http://www.npr.org/news/specials/cronkite/index.html

Newseum: War Stories - Walter Cronkite
http://www.newseum.org/warstories/interviews/mp3/journalists/bio.asp?ID=28

George Washington University: "That's The Way It Was" with Walter Cronkite
http://www.gwu.edu/~cronkite/

The Writing 69th
http://www.greenharbor.com/wr69/wr69.html


Martha Gellhorn:

Martha Gellhorn
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/gellhorn.htm

DefenseLINK News: Martha Gellhorn Obituary
http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Mar1998/n03061998_9803063.html

Online NewsHour: The Women Who Wrote the War
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/gergen/july-dec99/worldwar_women_10-11.html

Atlantic Monthly Online: Is There A New Germany?
http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/64feb/germany.htm


Andy Roooney:

Newseum: War Stories - Andy Rooney
http://www.newseum.org/warstories/interviews/mp3/journalists/bio.asp?id=14

Newseum: Holocaust: The Untold Story
http://www.newseum.org/Holocaust/


Homer Bigart:

"Nazi Admiral Yields French Hospital to American Patient," by Homer Bigart
Published in the New York Herald-Tribune, August 23 1944
http://mywebpages.comcast.net/thorsdag/aug_1944_article.html

Capitol Hill Blue: Remembering a War Correspondent
http://www.capitolhillblue.com/artman/publish/article_2054.shtml

Columbia Journalism Review: A Reporter Remembered
http://www.cjr.org/year/02/4/bigart.asp

"Army Raids Rebel Center," by Homer Bigart
Published in the New York Times, April 6, 1958
http://www.rose-hulman.edu/~delacova/cuban-rebels/NYT-4-6-58.htm


Malcolm W. Browne:
Malcolm Browne biography

Sigma Xi: Malcolm W. Browne, 2002 Honorary Member
http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/prizes/honor.browne.shtml

New York Times Learning Network: Saigon's Finale
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/specials/
saigon/introduction_full.html


David Halberstam:

C-SPAN: American Writers - David Halberstam
http://www.americanwriters.org/classroom/
resources/tr_halberstam.asp

Newseum: War Stories - David Halberstam
http://www.newseum.org/warstories/interviews/mp3/
journalists/bio.asp?id=38


Morley Safer

CBSnews.com: "60 Minutes" - Morley Safer
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/1998/07/09/60minutes/main13545.shtml

Online NewsHour: Covering the War
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/media/jan-june00/vietnam_4-20.html


Gloria Emerson

The Digital Journalist: "Keep Looking", by Gloria Emerson
http://www.digitaljournalist.org/issue0302/gemerson.html

On Their Own: Female Correspondents in Vietnam
http://www.odu.edu/ao/instadv/quest/FemaleCorrespondents.html


Christiane Amanpour:

Newseum: War Stories - Christiane Amanpour
http://www.newseum.org/warstories/interviews/mp3/
journalists/bio.asp?id=23

CNN.com: Christiane Amanpour biography
http://www.cnn.com/CNN/anchors_reporters/
amanpour.christiane.html

Amanpour's 2000 Murrow Awards Ceremony speech
http://gos.sbc.edu/a/amanpour.html

CNN.com: Transcript of Interview with Iranian President Mohammad Khatami
http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9801/07/iran/interview.html


Peter Arnett:

The Hoya: In Focus with Peter Arnett
http://www.thehoya.com/news/012403/news8.cfm

Newseum: War Stories - Peter Arnett
http://www.newseum.org/warstories/interviews/mp3/
journalists/bio.asp?ID=24

WOUB: intouch - Peter Arnett
http://woub.org/intouch/Peter_Arnett/peter_arnett.html


Chris Hedges:

Religion and Ethics Newsweekly: Interview with Chris Hedges
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/week622/hedges.html

Harper's: "A Gaza Diary: Scenes from the Palestine Uprising", by Chris Hedges
http://www.harpers.org/online/gaza_diary/?pg=1

Columbia Journalism Review: What We Saw, What We Learned
http://www.cjr.org/year/91/3/debrief-unilaterals.asp


Background on the Conflicts:

Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War
http://www.pbs.org/crucible/

The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/

The American Experience: D-Day
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dday/

The American Experience: The Battle of the Bulge
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dday/

Vietnam Online
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/

Battlefield: Vietnam
http://www.pbs.org/battlefieldvietnam/

Frontline: The Gulf War
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/gulf/

Frontline: Ambush at Mogadishu
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/ambush/