This is an inspiring and thought-provoking inside story of a foreign correspondent's two adventurous careers, marked by personal crises, battles for principles and brushes with danger. It is also a candid observer's compassionate account of his role in war and peace, in the sweep of history, and is a thoughtful commentary on the urgent problems of journalism and communication today. Contents: PART I: Foundations: Born with a Caul; The Education of a Journalist; Oaths of Devotion; Round Trip to War; Present at the Creation; Peron and Evita; PART II: Milestones: Scoundrel Time; A Movable Feast; The Human Radar; Nothing But the Truffe; PART III: Encounters: Reverence for Life; Swords and Ploughshares; Future Indicative: The Vietnam Peace Story; the Unknown DeGaulle; Mission to Moscow; A Hero of Our Time: Sakharov; Links and Chains; PART IV: Homecomings: Return to America; Vermont: A State of Mind; Academic Adventures; Afghanistan and Academia; PART V: Foreign Correspondent: Endangered Species?; Why Do They Hate Us?; Cherchez la Femme; The Spiritual Dimension.