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Arnett, Peter Gregg

Born: 1934 AD
Currently alive, at 84 years of age.
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1934 – Born on November 13th in Riverton, New Zealand. New Zealand-American broadcaster, correspondent, writer, and journalist.


Peter Arnett is best known as CNN’s former International Correspondent.


         – He is editor and chief of Global Vision, a quarterly business magazine.



1964 – Married to Nina Nguyen Thu-Nga on September 17th. They had two children.



1966 – Was awarded the Pulitzer Press in International Reporting for his work in Vietnam.



1980 – He wrote The Ten Thousand Day War.



1994 – Wrote the book, Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad: Thirty Five Years in the World’s War Zones, Simon & Schuster (New York).



2003 – He was fired by NBC for commentary sympathetic to Saddam Hussein


2000’s – In the aftermath of the firing, Arnett, a New Zealander, was hired by a private Belgian TV network, a state-run Greek television channel, The Daily Mirror of London – an anti-war tabloid – and pan-Arab satellite channel Al-Arabiya.



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