I hope you will find some interesting reading here and some colorful photographs. Starting on the home page you wll read a synopsis of my book “Inappropriate Conduct: Mystery of a Disgraced War Correspondent.” There are also some reviews of the book and brief profiles of some of the amazing characters who make up the book. … Continue reading WELCOME TO MY WEBSITE!
“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
“If they ask you why we died, tell them because our fathers lied.” Rudyard Kipling. By Don North, Washington D.C. August 19, 2018 The template for unashamed deceit of the news media in wartime is the disastrous raid on Dieppe August 19, 1942. The controversy over the lessons learned at Dieppe continue to this day, … Continue reading DIEPPE: TRUTH IS STILL A CASUALTY
Click below to see Don North’s YouTube videos. Inappropriate Conduct promo A book trailer for Inappropriate Conduct: Mystery of a disgraced war correspondent. By Don North. Embassy in Crisis To commemorate the recent 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the United States Diplomacy Center hosted a panel of eye witnesses to take us back to … Continue reading Videos!
You’ve read the book, now time for the movie! The first draft of the screenplay is available here for your perusal. Let me know what you think!
Canadian-American relations are at a new low following President Trump’s tax levy on Canadian steel and aluminum in the interest of U.S. national security. Washington journalist Don North, a dual Canadian-American citizen who has lived and worked on both sides of the border interviewed friends and reviewed Canadian press to gauge the depth of the … Continue reading CANADIANS TO TRUMP ‘NICELY’: WE’LL NOT BE PUSHED AROUND!!!
By Don North, Vietnam Correspondent for ABC News Texas Tech University, Vietnam Center & Archives 1968 and the Tet Offensive Conference Wars are fought twice, once on the battlefield and again in our memory. The continuing Vietnam War is a battle of memory, history and truth. And the stakes are still high. Honest reporting can … Continue reading HUE: A TV NEWS CHALLENGE. April 28, 2018
Don North, veteran TV reporter, looks back on his days with the late Consortium News founder and editor Bob Parry, beginning in Central America during Reagan’s wars. By Don North I first met Bob Parry back in the early 80’s in El Salvador. We bonded immediately over our mutual revulsion for US President Ronald Reagan and … Continue reading Instead of a Pulitzer, He was Fired
Fifty years ago April 4th, 1968 By Don North ABC News correspondent Don North left the violence of Vietnam on April 3rd, 1968 to arrive in Washington, gripped by the violent reaction to the assassination of Dr. Martin … Continue reading From Saigon to Washington: Chaos in the Streets
On January 31, 1968, Viet Cong forces attacked the U.S. Embassy in Saigon as part of the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. On the eve of the 50th anniversary, veteran war correspondent Don North takes us back to that momentous event. By Don North ABC News correspondent Don North covering the Vietnam … Continue reading Assault on the Embassy: The Tet Offensive Fifty Years Later
Exclusive: Like many separatist movements, the push for Catalonian independence from Spain results from a mix of historic grievances, cultural pride and economic challenges, as war correspondent Don North describes. By Don North Before embarking for a visit to Barcelona, the hotbed of Catalonian independence, I was disappointed to find little historical analysis about the enigma … Continue reading Homage to Barcelona