The Al Jazeera producer Rosie Garthwaite draws on her experiences as well as those those of other battle-hardened foreign correspondents for her new book It is a dusty but relatively cool Saturday afternoon in the Qatari capital of Doha when I meet Rosie Garthwaite at the headquarters of Al Jazeera English. The news studio where she [Read more…]

Exile on Jermyn Street (Standpoint July/Aug 2009)

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Exile on Jermyn Street (Standpoint July/Aug 2009)

Blacklisted by Hollywood, my father Carl Foreman made a new life in Britain. But he never forsook the country of his birth Funerals feel more natural in the winter. It’s as if death and loss ought to be accompanied by darkness and bad weather. My father’s took place on a perfect summer day in Los Angeles [Read more…]