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News From Far Away

Tom Pennington

Juan Tamayo, former chief of correspondents at The Miami Herald, files a story from Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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In the ranks of journalists, foreign correspondents have long had a special allure. "Foreign correspondents swoop into our imaginations with flash and gravitas," writes John Maxwell Hamilton, author of Journalism's Roving Eye: A History of American...

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