Reflections

Party Time at Liz's

WASHINGTON -- I met Elizabeth Taylor on Oct. 3, 1980.
On that day, a Friday, John Meek, my boss at Daniel J....

Death in an Alley

WASHINGTON – The tailor slipped the jacket on me. He directed me to a nearby mirror. “It looks good,” he said...

Lunch with Idi Amin

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – The limo pulled into the Arabian Cleaning Enterprise compound on the outskirts of this...

Every Day at Los Faroles was a delightful Molitov Cocktail

MARBELLA - Spain -- I arrived at Los Faroles, an Andulucian restaurant on Spain’s Costa del Sol in January, 19...

An Ill-Advised Photo Op Leads to Militia Vote: To Die or Not?

BEIRUT – I stood on an eerily quiet street in Ashrafiyah, a Christian neighborhood in East Beirut, during a tr...

Norway or Bust

I’m often asked: “When did you know you wanted to travel the world as a correspondent and photojournalist?”...