Currently alive, at 81 years of age.
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.