THE FREDERICK HOOD MEMORIAL LECTURE
Fergal Keane with Allan Little: The Scars of War Reporting
- Thu 17 Aug 18:45 - 19:45
- Baillie Gifford Sculpture Court
- BSL Interpreted, Captioned
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‘The suffering of others was my daily bread.’ This brutally honest, heartfelt assessment of the job of a war reporter is central to Fergal Keane’s memoir, The Madness: a riveting account of how he survived war, fear, and PTSD, against a backdrop of alcoholism and a troubled Irish history. Keane talks with fellow BBC reporter, Allan Little, about the importance of bearing witness and what drives foreign correspondents to risk their lives on the frontline.
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