The CNN cameraman filming the pilot in midflight out over the water. All the doors on the helicopter were removed so two photographers and a videographer could work unimpeded. (Photo Norbert Schiller)

The War Years Part IV: Dubai After Hours

In my third installment, I mentioned that during the daylight hours we were on call in case of an Iranian attack or passing U.S. Navy convoy, and we were basically confined to the Hyatt Regency complex. Luckily, the CNN bureau chief was obsessed with monitoring radio traffic alone and didn’t mind if we were not in the […]