TITLE

Ann Simmons, 2003 Nieman Fellow, Wounded in Iraq

AUTHOR(S)
Simmons, Ann; Fiore, Lois
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Spring2004, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a narrative from reporter Ann Simmons, who was wounded during a coverage of the war in Iraq. At the end of 2003, Simmons was sent on an assignment to Iraq to assist with the Los Angeles Times' coverage of the crisis in the country. She was the victim of a suicide bomb attack outside a restaurant in Baghdad on New Year's Eve. Eight people were killed in the bombing and several Iraqis and the newspaper's staff were injured. Simmons was eventually flown to Basra in southern Iraq, then evacuated to Great Britain by the British Royal Air Force.
ACCESSION #
12829113

 

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