The relationship between professional athletes and members of the press has always been tense and, sometimes, explosive. Featured here is one such explosive confrontation between a journalist and a professional athlete.
Winston Churchill Goes to Gettysburg, 1932
Today’s post is written by David Langbart, an Archivist in the Textual Records Division at the National Archives at College Park. In addition to being a politician and government official, Winston Churchill was an avid writer. He wrote for newspapers and magazines, as well as books of biography, history, travel, and autobiography and memoir. Indeed, … Continue reading Winston Churchill Goes to Gettysburg, 1932
Escaping the Killing Fields of Cambodia, 1975
Today’s post was written by David Langbart, an Archivist in the Textual Records Division at the National Archives at College Park. (c) The New York Times/Redux Noted journalist Sydney H. Schanberg died on July 9. While he is perhaps most famous for his reporting from Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge takeover in the mid-1970s, his … Continue reading Escaping the Killing Fields of Cambodia, 1975