About the Author
Leslie Cockburn’s coverage of foreign affairs has won her numerous awards, including the Emmy, George Polk and duPont-Columbia Awards, the Robert F. Kennedy Award for International Reporting, and the National Press Club Award for Diplomatic Correspondence.
Andrew Cockburn’s wide-ranging journalistic career in print and television includes the George Foster Peabody Award-winning documentary The Red Army, and the first detailed description of the terrible 1957 nuclear accident in the Urals. The Cockburns are both contributing editors for Vanity Fair, and are coproducers of the 1997 DreamWorks film The Peacemaker. They live with three children in Washington, D.C.