Reporting Under Fire: 16 Daring Women War Correspondents and Photojournalists
by Kerrie Logan Hollihan (Author)
Booktalk: A profile of 16 courageous women journalists who risked their lives to bring back scoops from the front lines. Without exception, these war correspondents share a singular ambition: to answer an inner call driving them to witness war firsthand, and to share what they learn via words or images.
Snippet: Peggy [Hull] may have dressed to fit in, but the fact was that any girl reporter would cause a ruckus among thousands of soldiers. Even General Pershing knew her name. Peggy had ridden out to meet the general as he led his soldiers back from Mexico, and their picture ran the next day in the Morning Times. Pershing was not pleased to see himself upstaged by Peggy, whose place in the photo made it seem as if she had led the parade.
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