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I think some of the best reporters are the ones who can really illustrate the differences between societies, at the same time trying to connect the fact that there are a lot of shared values in addition to those differences. John Pomfret#Addition 68
John Pomfret#Addition 68
Srebrenica was a horrendous war crime and it had to be uncovered. John Pomfret#Crime 67
John Pomfret#Crime 67
The one indication that I got that I was doing the right job in Bosnia was that at different periods of time all the factions came down very hard on me. John Pomfret#Bosnia 61
John Pomfret#Bosnia 61
A lot of times when we work overseas we tend to put the experience of someone who lives overseas, a Chinese person or a Korean person or a Bosnian person, within the prism of an American life. John Pomfret#American 61
John Pomfret#American 61
When you do a job like this you have to like having cold sweat on your back. John Pomfret#Cold 59
John Pomfret#Cold 59
And then I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to go to China in 1980, which was quite early. John Pomfret#China 53
John Pomfret#China 53
The desire to become a journalist came really because I very much like living abroad, and like to travel, and wanted to be paid for it. John Pomfret#Abroad 47
John Pomfret#Abroad 47
I went back to the States and started at a small newspaper in Riverside County, California, covering the police; I was making $280 a week covering the police. John Pomfret#California 42
John Pomfret#California 42
My main form of transportation at that time was a bicycle, because bicycles could move though the crowd. John Pomfret#Bicycle 37
John Pomfret#Bicycle 37
I had my life threatened by Bosnian Serbs on numerous occasions. John Pomfret#Bosnian 35
John Pomfret#Bosnian 35
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