Collateral Damage ; Daniel Pearl's Widow Traces His Career, His Murder
McAlpin, Heller, The Christian Science Monitor
When Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan, in January, 2002, Americans were reeling from 9/ 11. They were also ravenous for information about portions of the globe that previously hadn't crossed their radar. Pearl, the Journal's South Asia bureau chief, was trying to figure out who was behind events in a region rampant with virulent anti-American sentiment.
In his wife's words, Daniel Pearl felt he could "change the world by changing the way people think about one another." He was an idealist who sought truth and disparaged sensationalism. Raised in California, he was 38 years old, handsome, charming, and a talented musician who …
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Publication information: Article title: Collateral Damage ; Daniel Pearl's Widow Traces His Career, His Murder. Contributors: McAlpin, Heller - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: October 2, 2003. Page number: 15. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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