Dec. 3, 2021

Hilary Brown on new memoir 'War Tourist'

Hilary Brown on new memoir 'War Tourist'

We welcome Hilary Brown, ABC News' first female foreign correspondent, to this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about her new memoir War Tourist, which documents a well-lived life as well as some of the baggage that comes with a lifetime of covering conflict.


Hilary Brown knew she wanted to be a foreign correspondent when there were no women on the job. She ended up becoming the first female foreign correspondent for ABC News, reporting from trouble-spots around the globe from the early 1970s onward for more than 35 years, filing from every continent except Antarctica.

From Vietnam - where she was one of the last journalists to be lifted by helicopter from the roof of the American Embassy in Saigon - to Sarajevo, Baghdad, Jerusalem, and eventually the CBC Toronto anchor desk.

We welcome Hilary Brown to this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast to talk about her new memoir War Tourist, which documents a well-lived life as well as some of the baggage that comes with a lifetime of covering conflict.

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