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Homer Bigart (1907-1991) was a multi-award winning American journalist, best known for his work on various wars and the civil rights movement. He won the Pulitzer Prize twice as a war correspondent, beginning in World War II and later covering Korea and Vietnam. He was expelled from Vietnam due to his refusal to report positively on the conflict, and became a respected voice on civil rights for his uncompromising criticism of civil rights opponents.


Bigart, Homer, and Special to the European Edition. “Marines in New Landing Storm Airfield at Naha, Okinawa’s Major Goal.” New York Herald Tribune [European Edition], 6 June 1945

Bigart, Homer. “Life of G. I. Is Dreary on Leyte Island.” New York Herald Tribune [European Edition], 30 Dec. 1944

Bigart, Homer, and Special to the European Edition. “U. S. Tanks Enter Capital of Okinawa in Savage Fight.“ New York Herald Tribune [European Edition], 15 May 1945

Bigart, Homer, and Special to the European Edition. “46,505 Japanese Killed on Okinawa ...” New York Herald Tribune [European Edition], 18 May 1945



David Bodanis (1950-) is a speaker, educator, writer, and consultant (among others), who began reporting for the International Herald Tribune in 1977. His books have been critically acclaimed, focusing on the science behind everyday life. He contributed articles to the International Herald Tribune on a range of topics, often connected to science, ranging from the developments of engines for different fuels to the work of Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890).


Bodanis, David. “Developing Engines to Fly on Hydrogen and Shale Oil.” The Aerospace Industry. International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 8 June 1979

Bodanis, David. “A World Meeting Place since the Days of Roman Legions.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 23 Aug. 1979

Bodanis, David. “Difficult Question: Why Didn’t China Develop Modern Science?” China. International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 24 Oct. 1979

Bodanis, David. “Van Gogh Craved Cleansing Light.” The Netherlands. International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 11 Dec. 1979



Caroline Brothers is a novelist and journalist who has reported from many parts of the world, including Europe, Central America and Australia. After completing her doctorate on the Spanish Civil War at University College London, she joined Reuters and trained as a foreign correspondent. During her time writing for the International Herald Tribune, she wrote on topics and stories from around the world, including Turkey and Afghanistan. To find out more about her work, visit


Brothers, Caroline. “Judging Turkey: Is the Bar Higher?” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], January 6, 2007-January 7, 2007

Brothers, Caroline. “Migrants Drown in an Attempt to Reach EU.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 11 Dec. 2007

Caroline Brothers. “’Yes, They Can?’ French Minorities Have Doubts.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 13 Apr. 2009

Caroline Brothers. “Politician Embodies Afghan Women’s Hardship.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 15 Mar. 2010



Arthur “Art” Buchwald (1925-2007) was a columnist, noted for his humourous columns in The Washington Post and the International Herald Tribune. He joined the International Herald Tribune in 1950, where his ‘Paris After Dark’ column became popular enough for a second column, ‘Mostly About People’, to be commissioned in 1951. In 1982 he received the Pulitzer Prize, and in 1986 was elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.


Buchwald, Art. “Algiers after Dark.” New York Herald Tribune [European Edition], 16 Feb. 1950

Buchwald, Art. “Brussels after Dark.” New York Herald Tribune [European Edition], 25 June 1949

Buchwald, Art. “Moscow after Dark.” New York Herald Tribune [European Edition], 26 Apr. 1950

“Paris after Dark.” New York Herald Tribune [European Edition], 18 June 1949



David Ignatius (1950-) is a novelist and journalist, who has worked for notable newspapers, as a Lecturer at Harvard University, and recipient of the lifetime achievement award from the International Committee for Foreign Journalism. He became executive editor of the International Herald Tribune in 1986, and continued writing columns for them after returning to The Washington Post following the Post selling its stake.


Ignatius, David. “Central America: A Washington Fiasco.” International Herald [European Edition], 1 June 1988

David Ignatius and Michael Getler, and The Washington Post. “Foreign Policy: Campaigns Instead of the Debate.“ International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 27 Oct. 1988

Ignatius, David. “Prospects of Turmoil for the Middle East.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 27 Aug. 1990

Ignatius, David. “Industry Can’t Afford to Ignore the Climate.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 19 Aug. 1999



Henry Alfred Kissinger (1923-) is a diplomat and political scientist, who served as United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor. He played in influential role in U.S. foreign policy during the 1970s, with a mixed legacy. He improved relations with the Soviet Union, opened relations with China, and negotiated the Paris Peace Accords that ended U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War; he is also criticised for developing policies for a military coup in Chile, and supporting Pakistan in the war with Bangladesh.


Kissinger, Henry A. “At Stake in Shultz’s Trip: Harmony of U. S., Chinese World Views.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 2 Feb. 1983

Kissinger, Henry A. “Globalization and Its Discontents.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 30 May 2008

Kissinger, Henry A. “U.S. Needs Realistic Goals for Arms Talks.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 17 Dec. 1984

Kissinger, Henry A. “Vietnam: A Noble Goal but a Flawed Strategy.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 8 Apr. 1985



William Pfaff (1928-2015) was a columnist for the International Herald Tribune. Before his career in journalism he served in the Korean War in the United States Army (though he never saw action), became one of the first members of the Hudson Institute where he worked until 1978, moving to Paris in 1971 to be Deputy Director of the European branch. As a freelance journalist from 1978, he contributed a regular column to the International Herald Tribune, which he continued until his death.


Pfaff, William. “Europe: All the Unity It Needs?” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 9 May 1979

Pfaff, William. “Fragile Political Order of Mankind.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 4 July 1979

“New Nonsense about China.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 3 Jan. 1979

Pfaff, William. “On Gunboat Diplomacy in the Mideast.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 12 July 1979



Mort Rosemblum (1944-) is an author and journalist, who began his journalistic career in Mexico before joining the Associated Press in 1965. He ran Associated Press bureaus in Africa, Asia and South America, before becoming editor of the International Herald Tribune in 1979, where he stayed until 1981. He has been nominated for eight Pulitzer Prizes, and a three-time winner of the Associated Press’ reporting award, and currently works as Professor of Practice at the School of Journalism at the University of Arizona.


Rosenblum, Mort. “Italy: Terror Argentine Style.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], May 12, 1979-May 13, 1979

Rosenblum, Mort. “U. S. and France: Oil’s the Rub.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], June 2, 1979-June 3, 1979

Rosenblum, Mort. “The Press and the Third World.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 18 June 1979

Rosenblum, Mort. “Human Rights and Reporters.” International Herald Tribune [European Edition], 15 Oct. 1979



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