Bonner, Arthur

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BONNER, Arthur

BONNER, Arthur. American, b. 1922. Genres: Area studies, Biography, Documentaries/Reportage. Career: Journalist, Writer. Copy boy, New York Daily News, NYC, 1943-44; Newswriter, CBS Radio News, NYC, 1944-53; Freelance foreign corresp. in Asia, 1953-61; Documentary producer and foreign corresp. in New York, India, Africa. and S. America, CBS Radio and T.V. News, 1961-67; Documentary producer, NBC-TV News, NYC, 1968; Newswriter and producer, WNBC-TV News, NYC, 1968-84; Special corresp. in Afghanistan, New York Times, 1985-86; Freelance writer, 1986-. Recipient of Overseas Press Club Citations, 1955, 1988, and Emmy Award for Outstanding News Writer, 1976-77. Publications: Jerry McAuley and His Mission, 1967, 1990; Among the Afghans, 1987; Averting the Apocalypse, 1990; Democracy in India: A Hollow Shell, 1994; Alas! What Brought Thee Hither: The Chinese in New York 1800-1950, 1997; We Will not Be Stopped: Evangelical Persecution, Catholicism and Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico, 1999. Address: 40 W 106th St., Apt. 1, New York, NY 10025-3805, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]