Becker, Elizabeth

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BECKER, Elizabeth

BECKER, Elizabeth. American, b. 1947. Genres: Military/Defense/Arms control, History. Career: War correspondent in Cambodia for the Washington Post, Newsweek, and National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Radio, 1973-74; Washington Post, Washington, DC, reporter, 1975-78, editor of Maryland desk, 1978-80; Center for International Policy, Washington, DC, creator and director of the Indochina Project, 1978-80; freelance writer on international diplomacy, Paris, France, 1986-90; National Public Radio, senior foreign editor, 1993-95; New York Times, assistant Washington editor, 1996-98, Washington correspondent, 1999-; writer. Institute for Policy Studies, visiting scholar, 1981-83; member of Women's Refugee Commission study in Cambodia, 1991. Publications: When the War Was Over: The Voices of Cambodia's Revolution and Its People, 1986, rev. ed., 1998; America's Vietnam War: A Narrative History, 1992. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 4514 Connecticut Ave., Apt 203, Washington, DC 20008, U.S.A.