WASHINGTON, DC, 11 September 2022 — I wrote this book because I had to. Because I needed to. In this audio version of the memoir’s Introduction, I explain why and how I put the book together. Take a listen at If you like what you hear, you can purchase the audio version of the […]

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“Wait for Me” on Bakersfield Observed

WASHINGTON, DC, 1 July 2021 — Check out this interview as Richard Beene, of the Bakersfield Observed podcast, and I discuss “Wait for Me: True Stories of War, Love and Rock & Roll.” The interview actually starts at 10’20” (10 minutes 20 seconds). Rick is an old friend of mine from the time I worked […]

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“No, yanqui, no!”

Aside from young, idealistic journalists, the United Press International (UPI) Mexico City bureau was peopled with Mexican assistants. Angel was mid-50s, rail-thin, curly hair, clunky glasses, fewer than a dozen teeth in his head but an easy smile anyway. Victor, early 40s, short, heavyset and slicked-back hair, with his pencil-thin mustache, a bit too smart […]

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OPC Foundation Board of Directors Member

WASHINGTON, DC, 6 May 2020 — I am proud to announce that the Overseas Press Club (OPC) Foundation voted me in as a member of its Board of Directors during a meeting yesterday. The Foundation “has a broad mandate to improve the media’s understanding of international issues and to raise the quality of news-gathering efforts […]

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FREELANCERS pitch deck

WASHINGTON, DC, 5 May 2019 — For those of you who have asked about the FREELANCERS pitch deck, here it is.   Pitch Deck, Freelancers with Bill Gentile 30 April  

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FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile Pitch Deck

Click here to see the pitch deck: Pitch Deck 10 Sept. 2018

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