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My Life As lecture on Tuesday, Dec. 4.GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Foreign correspondents discuss the Syrian conflict

Gary Ghayrat December 5, 2018
Foreign correspondents Lindsey Hilsum and Anne Barnard discussed news coverage of the conflict in Syria and the life of war reporter Marie Colvin on Tuesday, Dec. 4 as part of the School of Journalism’s “My Life As” speaker series.
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Journalist David Rohde discusses Taliban kidnapping and escape

Journalist David Rohde discusses Taliban kidnapping and escape

Mike Adams February 25, 2018
Rohde was smuggled under a sheet in the car on a three-day journey to a Taliban base in Pakistan.
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Roy Gutman ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Pulitzer-winning war correspondent talks Syria, covering conflicts

Mike Adams March 31, 2017
When asked what the United States could do to make a difference in Syria, Gutman pointed to the lessons of Afghanistan, stressing that the answer is far from simple.
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Foreign correspondent Rukmini Callimachi talks about covering Islamic State

Foreign correspondent Rukmini Callimachi talks about covering Islamic State

Jess Stoneburner March 9, 2016
Rukmini Callimachi, a foreign correspondent for The New York Times, delivered the annual Marie Colvin Distinguished Lecture in the Student Activities Center on Tuesday night.
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Foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward visited Stony Brook on Monday, Sept.23 as the second speaker for the Marie Colvin Distinguished Lecture Series. (NINA LIN / THE STATESMAN)

Clarissa Ward brings her experiences as a foreign correspondent close to home

Kelly Zegers September 24, 2013
CBS foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward, who recently returned to the United States from Syria, visited Stony Brook on Monday, Sept. 23 as the second speaker for the Marie Colvin Distinguished Lecture Series.
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Christiane Amanpour donates $50k to Marie Colvin Center

Emily McTavish February 10, 2013
Christiane Amanpour, an international correspondent for CNN and ABC News, knew Marie Colvin, a former war correspondent who grew up on Long Island—the two worked extensively to secure an exclusive interview with the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli two years ago. That was the last time Amanpour saw Colvin before she was killed in Homs, Syria, last February.
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