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The Contra War. Buy it here: https://tinyurl.com/43ue53c3

WASHINGTON, DC, 17 July 2022 — The Contra War unfolded almost exclusively in the country’s northern mountains bordering Honduras with minor incursions from Costa Rica led by Sandinista defectors. Fighting never really came to the capital, which posed special challenges for people like me who wanted to cover the conflict. To do so, I had […]

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Wait for Me at Bronx Documentary Center

Friends, Colleagues, As you may recall, the event planned for December at the Bronx Documentary Center was postponed because of the spike in the pandemic. The book presentation and discussion now is scheduled for Friday 4 March at 6 PM at the Bronx Documentary Center. See https://www.bronxdoc.org/events/bdc-conversations-bill-gentile/detail?fbclid=IwAR0KTYPTpdI_3Ros6ThlAjvXXvr_qauTsWzBZic5tGR4Bwb3MRRN3lJ2CvY At the event, I’ll raffle off a couple […]

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Wait for Me mock-up

WASHINGTON, DC, 27 May 2021 — I received the digital proofs of what Wait for Me will look like once printed. It’s got 359 pages and scores of images, in color as well as black & white. This computer-generated image gives an idea of the final product. I’m reviewing the proof and will advise on the […]

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THIS is a patriot

WASHINGTON, DC, 16 January 2021 — We hear the word, “patriot,” bantered around so much these days that it deserves some clarification. So, I present you the man in this picture. He responded to the calls of a true president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, to defend his country, the United States of America. This man did […]

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The Faces Looking Back

WASHINGTON, DC, 28 May 2019 — These are some of the faces I’ve captured on my journey as visual communicator over more than four decades in the field. As they look back at me from this work table, I wonder where they are now. And what has become of them. I made many of these […]

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“Rebel Reporting” Review

FOLLOWING IS A REVIEW THAT I WROTE RECENTLY FOR THE RECENTLY PUBLISHED, “REBEL REPORTING,” ABOUT JOURNALIST AND ACTIVIST JOHN ROSS. YOU MAY FIND IT INTERESTING: “Rebel Reporting” took me back to the place where I began working my craft: Mexico and Central America, during what I refer to as, “The Golden Days of Journalism,” when […]

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