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Was there anything at the time that the reporters missed?

Peter Arnett
Edith Lederer



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Peter Arnett reports from battlefields for more than 40 years. He joins The Associated Press in 1962 and stays with the Vietnam War through the fall of Saigon in 1975. Arnett wins the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting in 1966 for his Vietnam coverage. During the Persian Gulf War in 1991, he interviews Iraq's President Saddam Hussein. While covering the Iraq war in 2003, he criticizes US policy in an interview with the state-run Iraqi TV and is fired. Arnett later apologizes for his “misjudgment.”


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