photo of Bob Pearson

Bob Pearson

Capturing the Enemy in the Persian Gulf War
When Journalists Get Too Close to War


When photographer Bob Pearson joins Agence France-Presse's Miami bureau in 1985, he begins more than a decade of travel covering unrest in Central America and the Caribbean. Pearson photographs conflict in Colombia, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. In 1990-91, he covers the Persian Gulf War in Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Kuwait.