War in the Middle East
A Reporter's Story: Black September and the Yom Kippur War
Publication Date: September 2007
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An award-winning journalist offers a reporter’s-eye view of the Middle East conflict, from Black September to the Yom Kippur War to events of the present day.
In 1970, when the Jordanian civil war known as Black September began, U.P.I. correspondent Wilborn Hampton was sent to report on unfolding events. Holed up in the InterContinental Hotel and caught in the crossfire, he managed to get the story out. Three years later, dispatched to Israel to cover the Yom Kippur War, the reporter took it on himself to drive to the front lines. Now the acclaimed author of KENNEDY ASSASSINATED!, MELTDOWN, and SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, relays his on-the-spot experiences covering two pivotal wars, while offering readers a clear, balanced overview of the issues that have plagued the Middle East for decades and continue to this day.
Hampton has published several Young Adult nonfiction books: "Kennedy Assassinated: The World Mourns", "Meltdown: A Race Against Nuclear Disaster at Three Mile Island" and "September 11, 2001: Attack on New York City", "War in the Middle East A Reporter's Story" (those 4 were published by Candlewick Press), and a biography of Elvis Presley published by Viking Childrens Books as part of their "Close Up" series.
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