JOHN SIMPSON – WE CHOSE TO SPEAK OF WAR AND STRIFE
Friday 2 June at 12pm
"Great stories told with great gusto" Jon Snow
"The range of his travels is staggering… Never less than entertaining, sometimes moving and often funny" Sunday Telegraph
Since the early 19th century, in corners of the globe where fault-lines erupt into bloodshed and civil war, foreign correspondents have been engaged in uncovering the latest news and – despite obstacles bureaucratic, political and violent – reporting it by whatever means available. As a working life, it is difficult, exciting and glamorous. Join John Simpson, the most distinguished foreign correspondent of our time, for an insight into what it is to risk life and limb to bring home news of the troubled world beyond our shores.