Hilary Brown knew she wanted to be a foreign correspondent when there were no women on the job. She ended up becoming the first female foreign correspondent for ABC News, reporting from trouble-spots around the globe from the early 1970s onward for more than 35 years, filing from every continent except Antarctica…from Vietnam – where she was one of the last journalists to be lifted by helicopter from the roof of the American Embassy in Saigon – to Sarajevo, Baghdad, Jerusalem, and eventually the CBC Toronto anchor desk.
We welcome Hilary Brown to this episode of Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast to talk about her new memoir War Tourist, which documents a well-lived life as well as some of the baggage that comes with a lifetime of covering conflict.
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