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CBC war correspondents retrospective

An international correspondent's life can be exhilarating — the travel, the adventure, the sense of being right in the middle of where it's all happening. But it can also be very risky, especially in a war zone. And it can take an emotional toll on even the most seasoned journalist. The job comes with ethical and philosophical considerations, not to mention practical questions — like what do you pack? From the Second World War to present day, CBC Archives examines what it's like to be a CBC journalist abroad.

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Four Second World War reporters share their experiences.
Medium: Television
Program: The Journal
Broadcast Date: Jan. 1, 1991
Guest: Art Holmes, Charles Lynch, Don McDonald, Peter Stursberg
Host: Knowlton Nash
Duration: 6:52

Last updated: October 1, 2013

Page consulted on September 10, 2014

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