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Kevin McKiernan

Kevin McKiernan has been a foreign correspondent for more than thirty years, reporting from Central America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. His articles and photographs have appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Newsweek, Time and other publications. He lectures frequently at universities and he has appeared as a guest on a number of television programs, including the CBS Evening News and the NBC Today Show. He recently covered the Iraq war for ABC News for extended periods in both Kurdish and Arab areas. Prior to this assignment, he co-produced Spirit of Crazy Horse for PBS Frontline and he wrote and directed Good Kurds, Bad Kurds, the award-winning PBS documentary. His book, THE KURDS: A People in Search of Their Homeland was released by St. Martin’s Press in 2006.

McKiernan graduated from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, with a B.A. in English Literature. He earned a J.D. from Northeastern University Law School in Boston, MA, and he practiced law in Massachusetts prior to his career in journalism. He currently lives in Santa Barbara, California.

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