Nancy Sorel’s portrait pays homage to these unsung heroes. They came from Boston, New York, Milwaukee, and St. Louis; from Yakima, Washington; Austin, Texas; and Sioux City, Iowa; from San Francisco and all points east. They left comfortable homes and safe surroundings for combat-zone duty. As women war correspondents, they brought to the battlefields of World War II a fresh optic, and reported back home what they witnessed with a new sensibility.
Clare Hollingworth, reporter who broke news about start of World War II, dies at 105
Anthony Shadid, a New York Times journalist formerly with The Washington Post, died in Syria of an apparent asthma attack on Feb. 16. He was regarded as one of the most honored foreign correspondents of his generation.
A look back at Barack Obama’s first term as President of the United States
President Barack Obama high-fives late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel as Caren Bohan, a Reuters journalist and president of the White House Correspondents’ Association watches during the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, Saturday, April 28, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)
President Barack Obama, right, kisses first lady Michelle Obama, left, after he spoke at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2016. (Photo: Susan Walsh/AP)