Hotel Warriors: Covering the Gulf War


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During America's Civil War, accounts of the Battle of Bull Run reached New York within 24 hours. During the Gulf War, reports took three or four days - sometimes two weeks - just to get from the front lines to the nearby press headquarters at the Dhahran International Hotel. From an insider's perspective, Fialka tells why the Marines had a better plan than the Army for getting news back from the front - and how even good plans go awry in the fog of war. He describes the hotel warriors, journalists who experienced the war ...

Hotel Warriors: Covering the Gulf War 1992, Woodrow Wilson Center Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780943875408

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