A “Just” War? book reading and discussion

WASHINGTON, DC, 29 June 2022 — What do a crisis reporter and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine think about “just” wars and the current conflict in Ukraine? You are invited to join us for A “Just” War? to find out! When: Thursday July 14th from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Where: American University’s Bender Library or virtually […]

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My Nicaraguan Family

WASHINGTON, DC, 4 June 2022 — When my memoir made its debut, legendary foreign correspondent and former New York Times bureau chief for Mexico and Central America Alan Riding was kind enough to review the book for ReVista Harvard Review of Latin America. He wrote: “I was an old hand in Central America by the […]

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LISTEN TO “Wait for Me”: Immigrants

WASHINGTON, DC, 28 May 2022 — “I am the proud grandson and son of Italian immigrants who came to the United States to forge lives for their sons and their daughters better than their own.” That’s how I start this chapter of my memoir, “Wait for Me: True Stories of War, Love and Rock & […]

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“Wait for Me” audio book excerpt

WASHINGTON, DC, 18 May 2022 — You now can LISTEN to excerpts from my memoir, Wait for Me: True Stories of War, Love and Rock & Roll. Former Miami Herald photojournalist Murry Sill made this image of me while we were embedded with Sandinista Army forces in Nicaragua’s northern mountains during the early 1980s. You […]

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Wait for Me at Bronx Doc Center

BRONX DOCUMENTARY CENTER, New York, 4 March 2022 — We had an engaged, lively audience at the Bronx Documentary Center last week as I presented my memoir, Wait for Me: True Stories of War, Love and Rock & Roll. Thanks to Mike Kamber and his crew for a wonderful visit and the opportunity to meet […]

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WASHINGTON, DC, 25 February 2022 — Now that the world is faced with the first major war in Europe since World War II, this might be the appropriate time to discuss the real, human cost of war. Join me at the Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) one week from today, Friday 4 March, as I present […]

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