Asian World Center
About This Show
The Asian World Center is an academic institution at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, focusing on the fostering of knowledge and understanding of the economics, culture, history and philosophy drawn from the rich repository of multiple Asian countries.
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Death Zones And Darling Spies - Seven Years Of Vietnam War Reporting
A journalism professor at the University of Hawai'i for 29 years before retiring in July 2008, Beverly Deepe Keever is the author of Death Zones and Darling Spies: Seven Years of Vietnam War Reporting. She also researched and wrote News Zero: The New York Times and The Bomb (Common Courage Press, 2004). Excerpts from and adaptations of this book have been published in two award-winning cover articles in Honolulu's alternative weekly.
She is a co-editor of the well reviewed U.S. News Coverage of Racial Minorities: A Sourcebook, 1934-1996 (Greenwood Press, 1997), for which she conceptualized with others the prospectus of the volume; made arrangements with the publisher; served, in effect, as the managing editor coordinating the writing of 11 other scholars; contributed two chapters and co-authored two others.!
Since her retirement, she has written her memoirs of covering the Vietnam War for seven years successively for Newsweek, the New York Herald Tribune, the Christian Science Monitor and the London Daily Express and Sunday Express.
She has received the University of Hawai’i Regents Medal for Excellence in Teaching, numerous freedom-of-information awards and awards from the alumni associations of two of her alma maters, the University of Nebraska College of Journalism and Mass Communications and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
She has written numerous other articles for academic, professional and commercial publications while at the University of Hawai`i and as a correspondent in Vietnam for Newsweek, the New York Herald Tribune, the Christian Science Monitor and the London Daily and Sunday Express.