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Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
The first dinner of the OPC at the Park Lane Hotel in February, 1940.

News stories in 2013 included a military crackdown in Egypt, a terrorist attack on a shopping mall in Kenya, the death of a beauty queen in Mexico...

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
CBS correspondent Bob Simon, center, speaks to reporters after he and three coll

The OPC celebrates its 75th year as a Club in 2013. The Club also congratulates OPC President Award Winner Bob Simon, and says...

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014

To mark our 75th anniversary, we decided to follow in their hallowed footsteps and publish a special issue celebrating the OPC's long history of...

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
Roy Rowan and Claude Lievesay delivering relief supplies to villages in Central

"This is a ghost city," I cabled Life magazine's editors in New York on October 29, 1948. "Most of the government's troops are camped...

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
Correspondents in 1957 at the Checkpoint Charlie crossing point from the America

When I arrived in Berlin in 1958 as the Associated Press bureau chief, the city was a smoldering flashpoint. Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev was...

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
Thich Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk, burns himself to death on a Saigon street June

Many of us who covered the Vietnam War found ourselves forever in the grip of Vietnam. No other story, no other war, quite measured up. The exotic...

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
At one point during the two-decade-long Lebanese civil war, Palestinian fighters

In 1974 I went to Lebanon as vacation relief for The Washington Post and learned soon enough that war correspondence had changed and...

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
Wounded Contra soldier being carried out. JAMES NACHTWEY/BLACK STAR. Robert Capa

The back alleys of Washington led me to the wars of Central America. We're talking 1978. I was 27 years old, and I had absolutely no experience...

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
A son grieves his father’s death at the funeral of a policeman slain during an a

To cover the siege of Sarajevo was to live, at least in some measure, what its residents endured between 1992 and 1995: afraid of shells and...

Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
Taliban prisoners captured by Northern Alliance soldiers in Northern Afghanistan

At first I didn't realize what had hit the windshield. When a rock slams into glass it doesn't always come through. Instead, all that is visible...