Arnett, Peter Gregg

Born: Nov 13, 1934 AD
Currently alive, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Journalist, Reporters

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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