Inappropriate Conduct: Mystery of a Disgraced War Correspondent

“I went in behind the lines and emerged as a kind of agent. I went in as a reporter and came out a kind of soldier. I sometimes wish I had never gone in at all.” -Paul Morton War correspondents have long entered combat zoned at great personal risk, determined to capture the conflict for … Continue reading Inappropriate Conduct: Mystery of a Disgraced War Correspondent

A Deadly Legacy: CIA’s Covert Laos War

Exclusive: The CIA’s covert war in Laos – in the 1950-60’s – has remained a model for U.S. proxy wars through today’s “war on terror,” but the forgotten lesson was the conflict’s destructive failure, recalls war correspondent Don North. ****************************** In the first of many mistakes of the Vietnam War, President Dwight Eisenhower said in … Continue reading A Deadly Legacy: CIA’s Covert Laos War

REMEMBERING MY GRANDFATHER HENDERSON WHO DIED THIS DAY 99 YEARS AGO IN WWI

Archibald Henderson died this day the 18th of July, 1917, 99 years ago at age 33. Archibald had served in the British Army’s 4th Hussars for four years before emigrating from Glasgow, Scotland to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He married Helen Anne Henderson in 1910. They had one daughter Margaret, my mother, born in 1912. When … Continue reading REMEMBERING MY GRANDFATHER HENDERSON WHO DIED THIS DAY 99 YEARS AGO IN WWI