Thursday, January 07, 2010

Pulitzer Prize winner dies

William Tuohy,a foreign correspondent who was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Vietnam War for The Los Angeles Times, has died.

According to the obituary in his paper

When he was awarded his Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for international reporting for his coverage of the Vietnam War, Pulitzer judges noted that "few correspondents have seen and written more about the war in Vietnam than William Tuohy."

He was at the LA Times for 29 years ,serving as bureau chief in Saigon, Beirut, Rome, Bonn and London.During that time he covered wars and conflicts in Southeast Asia but the Middle East, Northern Ireland, Iran and the Falkland Islands,

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