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Death zones and darling spies : seven years of Vietnam War reporting / Beverly Deepe Keever.

By: Keever, Beverly Deepe.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Studies in war, society, and the military: Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2013Description: 1 online resource (360 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780803246065; 0803246064.Subject(s): Women war correspondents -- VietnamAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Death Zones and Darling Spies : Seven Years of Vietnam War Reporting.DDC classification: 070.4/499597043 | 070.4499597043 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: from midwest dustbowl to mystical Vietnam -- The people's war -- Rice-roots reporting -- "The world's first helicopter war" -- The rise and fall of frontier forts -- Two ill-fated presidents -- "The United States will lose Southeast Asia" -- Americanizing the war -- Her story as history too -- "Destroy the town to save it" -- From Khe Sanh to the "virtual equivalent of treason" -- Two "darling spies" and I -- Appendix 1: author's Vietnam articles in U.S. publications -- Appendix 2: author's 1966 New York herald tribune series (inserted into the Congressional record by Senator Mike Mansfield).
Summary: In 1961, equipped with a master's degree from famed Columbia Journalism School and letters of introduction to Associated Press bureau chiefs in Asia, twenty-six-year-old Beverly Deepe set off on a trip around the world. Allotting just two weeks to South Vietnam, she was still there seven years later, having then earned the distinction of being the longest-serving American correspondent covering the Vietnam War and garnering a Pulitzer Prize nomination. In Death Zones and Darling Spies, Beverly Deepe Keever describes what it was like for a farm girl from Nebraska to find hersel.
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In 1961, equipped with a master's degree from famed Columbia Journalism School and letters of introduction to Associated Press bureau chiefs in Asia, twenty-six-year-old Beverly Deepe set off on a trip around the world. Allotting just two weeks to South Vietnam, she was still there seven years later, having then earned the distinction of being the longest-serving American correspondent covering the Vietnam War and garnering a Pulitzer Prize nomination. In Death Zones and Darling Spies, Beverly Deepe Keever describes what it was like for a farm girl from Nebraska to find hersel.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-323) and index.

Introduction: from midwest dustbowl to mystical Vietnam -- The people's war -- Rice-roots reporting -- "The world's first helicopter war" -- The rise and fall of frontier forts -- Two ill-fated presidents -- "The United States will lose Southeast Asia" -- Americanizing the war -- Her story as history too -- "Destroy the town to save it" -- From Khe Sanh to the "virtual equivalent of treason" -- Two "darling spies" and I -- Appendix 1: author's Vietnam articles in U.S. publications -- Appendix 2: author's 1966 New York herald tribune series (inserted into the Congressional record by Senator Mike Mansfield).

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Beverly Deepe Keever is professor emerita at the University of Hawaii and the author of News Zero: The New York Times and the Bomb . She was inducted into the Marian Andersen Nebraska Women Journalists Hall of Fame in 2015.

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