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An Interview with Foreign Press USA

ALIQUIPPA, Pennsylvania, 14 February 2021 — Former student and highly talented Taylor Mickal made this image, and many more, for the release of my memoir, WAIT FOR ME: True Stories of War, Love and Rock & Roll. During in interview with Foreign Press USA, I included material from the upcoming book. You can read the […]

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Comin’ Home

MONACA, Pennsylvania, 1979 — During my trip to Pennsylvania after the revolution in Nicaragua, my brother takes me down to his wine cellar. A single yellow bulb hangs from the beams that support the main floor of his home. Strung from those beams are home-made Italian sausage and great legs of prosciutto, all products of […]

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You Don’t Have to See It

By Bill Gentile WASHINGTON, DC, 2 December 2018 – “I see it because you don’t have to,” says Marie Colvin, played by Rosamund Pike, in Matthew Heineman’s new film, “A Private War.” In a rant at her editor of The Sunday Times in London, she rattles off the names of friends and colleagues who died […]

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FREELANCERS Fills the OPC

NEW YORK CITY, 15 November 2018 – We packed the house for the screening and panel discussion of the pilot episode of our FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile series at the Overseas Press Club (OPC) of America. My brother Lou Gentile, to whom the film is a tribute, and his wife, Carol, came in from Pittsburgh. […]

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Pulitzer Center at NAHJ

MIAMI, 21 July 2018 – One of the nation’s leading support groups for journalists, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting maintained an information table at the four-day convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) held this year in Miami, Florida. In this image, Ann Peters (L) fields questions from a visitor. Peters is […]

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Freelancers and “Beyond War”

WASHINGTON, DC, 2 June 2018 – Jon Sawyer, Founder and Executive Director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, addresses dinner guests at the Center’s “Beyond War Conference” at the National Press Club in the nation’s capital. During his address, Sawyer emphasized the increasingly important role that freelance journalists play in today’s media landscape. The […]

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