KINGS AND WORLD LEADERS I HAVE
INTERVIEWED: THE REAL “SCOOP” AND “DIRT”
DESCRIPTION: You will be both amazed and amused to learn about the little-known, dark secrets of dictators, world leaders and show-biz stars this reporter has interviewed. You will hear personal, exclusive, never-before-told stories about these famous people, based on interviews the lecturer conducted on a one-on-one basis. You will enjoy learning about these inside “scoops” and seeing published photos.
- Once a Dictator Always a Dictator: Argentina’s Juan Peron and Panama’s Manuel Noriega
- King Leopold of Belgium: Lost in the Panama Jungle, found by a reporter in the depths of the San Blas Islands
- Ballet Icon Margot Fonteyn: Married to a Panama diplomat and living in Panama; leaving only to perform with Rudolf Nureyev
- Visits to Panama by Golda Meir, Queen Elizabeth II, John Wayne and Bob Hope
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: A native New Yorker, Hindi Diamond spent herformative years in Panama. There, she became the first American foreign correspondent for Time/Life, McGraw Hill, United Press (UP) and Businessweek. She covered all fast-breaking news events, interviewing and photographing dictators, presidents, heads of state, and showbiz personalities that came to Panama. Her book, GRINGA, My Love Affair with Panama, includes her coverage and photos during these years. For many years she was a reporter for the Miami-Herald, Miami News and the South Florida Business Journal. Among other international awards, she has received the Presidential Gold Medal for Outstanding Journalism in Panama.
|11:15 AM – 1
Mondays, January 7, 14, 28; February 4
Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
$34 member / $54 non-member