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
As information warfare becomes a hotter topic, journalists have become bigger targets for repression and even assassination, a troubling trend that is spreading across the globe, reports veteran war correspondent Don North. November 7, 2017 By Don North Amid a surge in violence against journalists, two Paris-based press-freedom organizations have launched a project aimed at … Continue reading The Dangerous Business of Journalism
“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
Ghosts of Christmas Past Vietnam <– Please click to download video Ghosts of Christmas past…. Happiness is a front row seat in the mud at Bob Hopes Cu Ci, Vietnam show with Phyllis Diller.
One of Don North’s first exciting assignments in journalism was being an embedded journalist during the Vietnam War. Recently, he traveled back to Vietnam, celebrating the end of the war with fellow journalists. He found a country which suppressed free speech, but offers hope for a brighter future. Here is his report of the gathering, … Continue reading Vietnam Revisited