Love, War, and Redemption

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

War correspondent Janine di Giovanni discusses covering war zones—from Sarajevo to East Timor, from Sierra Leone to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia. Her memoir Ghosts by Daylight: Love, War, and Redemption is an account of her time reporting on war around the world, and of meeting and starting a family with a fellow war reporter. She writes honesty about his struggles with physical and emotional pain, and the toll that takes on their life together.


Janine di Giovanni

Comments [4]

Natalie Carney from New York

Fantastic interview!! As a war correspondent/videographer myself, I can completely relate with Jenine. It IS an addictive career with many more considerations for WOMAN to have to make. As she said...most of us "do not want to die alone".

Sep. 28 2011 01:00 PM
Sophie from Poughkeepsie, NY

Personally, for me it would time for a career change, why torture your child that way?

Manipulate you? Huh, maybe his feelings aren't as real to you as they are to him.

Sep. 28 2011 12:58 PM
Sophie from Poughkeepsie, NY

I like this segment coming on the heels of Goldie Hawn's. Talk about stress!

Imagine the stress the children of this guest must have gone through every time mommy and daddy left for work. Do her kids suffer from any form of PTSD?

Sep. 28 2011 12:46 PM
john from office

I can understand if you are single, but if you are a parent and spouse, this profession sounds very selfish.

Sep. 28 2011 12:41 PM

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