Category: Mitchell Zuckoff

The backlash over writer Gay Talese’s comments at BU

Boston Globe (subscription required) Mitchell Zuckoff, College of Communication Did Gay Talese just say that? Speaking at a conference at Boston University on Saturday, the legendary journalist-turned-author struggled to answer a question about female writers who inspired him… Expert quote: “I interpreted Gay’s remark to be a comment more about what life was like as a […]

US security contractors recount Benghazi attack

Boston Globe (subscription required) Mitchell Zuckoff, College of Communication Mitchell Zuckoff is no novice when it comes to telling war stories — two of the Boston University journalism professor’s previous books recounted tales from World War II. But when he was approached about narrating the events of Sept. 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya, Zuckoff knew […]

‘13 Hours’ by Mitchell Zuckoff with the Annex Security Team

Boston Globe (subscription required) Mitchell Zuckoff, College of Communication “It’s so nice to be back in Benghazi,” Christopher Stevens, US ambassador to Libya, wrote in his diary on the night of Sept. 11, 2012. Stevens felt a “much stronger emotional connection” to Benghazi — with its smaller-town feel, “moist air & green & spacious compound” […]

Benghazi truths

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Mitchell Zuckoff, College of Communication Mitchell Zuckoff is a Boston University journalism professor and author. He spoke to the Trib regarding his new book, “13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi.”… View full article quoting expert Mitchell Zuckoff

Top CIA officer in Benghazi delayed response to terrorist attack, US security team members claim

FoxNews.com Mitchell Zuckoff, College of Communication A U.S. security team in Benghazi was held back from immediately responding to the attack on the American diplomatic mission on orders of the top CIA officer there, three of those involved told Fox News’ Bret Baier… View full article featuring expert Mitchell Zuckoff