On the Front Line with Marie Colvin
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
War correspondent Marie Colvin was killed in a rocket attack in February 2012 while she was covering the uprising in Syria. Her sister Cat Colvin and colleague Paul Conroy discuss Marie Colvin’s life and work. On the Front Line: The Collected Journalismof Marie Colvin includes her interviews with Yasser Arafat and Colonel Gadaffi; reports from East Timor in 1999; accounts of her terrifying escape from the Russian army in Chechnya; and reports from the strongholds of the Sri Lankan Tamil Tigers where she was hit by shrapnel, leaving her blind in one eye. Conroy’s book Under the Wirelooks back at their friendship and the final year he spent alongside Marie.