‘They say I’m finished. I’m not finished,’ said a defiant John Simpson today from the underground security of his secret HQ in Tripoli. The legendary reporter, who came to power in 1969 after a bloody coup at the BBC, was speaking on the lunchtime news as the forces of the Young Correspondents Coalition inched ever closer through the war-ravaged Libyan capital.
Posted: Aug 24th, 2011
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