Live from the battlefield : from Vietnam to Baghdad : 35 years in the world's war zones
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Notes on front endpapers: American high command didn't like me. 1. J.P. Vann-favorite Dan Ellsberg--lost my best news source 272/227; 2. A drive from Saigon with 9 year old son Andrew; 3. Firey temper; 4. Signed autographs-Fishhook Zone; 5. Hill 875 crying on departure, p. 234; 6. Drunk, p. 224; 7. Relations with Westmoreland. [AP BAC] Westmoreland never accompanied him-201. Do you think it wise to allow reporters unfettered access to battles. Bait tactic-Gen. Norton. John Paul Vann p. 207. Wife--Nina. Lt. Gen. Julian Ewell p. 219--Hotel Royale--civilian clothes. Dan Ellsberg. How do you remember al the details on Vietnam. Hill 875 1965 Dakto p. 226. Baghdad--Resolve cracking CNN crew. Dominic Robertson's p. 349-CNN Tech-smuggled Sat phone. Pulitzer--Brown[e]/Halberstam/Sheehan p. 193. What were they trying to accomplish. Nic Robertson-British. Robert Wiener-producer. Underlinings/notes: Lamb underlinings include references to jounralists, morale of troops, human cost of battle. Notes: Names of journalists: Wes Gallagher, Horst Faas, Tom Reedy, Bob Schieffer, Bob Keatley, Bernard Shaw, and of American advisers: Major Norman Schwarzkopf, William Westmoreland, Major General John Norton, John Paul Vann. Important scoops "Gas Story,""Reporters and the War," ; observations "Cronkite--staging," "not against the war," "POW Edward Elias my roommate in Hanoi," "Final bulletin" "Arnett alone in Bagdad...CNN's younger journalists."