UK’s First Major Exhibition about British War Correspondents at the Imperial War Museum North


MANCHESTER.- Imperial War Museum North in Manchester presents the UK’s first major exhibition about British war correspondents, revealing the people behind the news – with many unique, historic items from household name reporters on display for the first time. The exhibition is o view from May 28 through January 2, 2012. Being a war correspondent is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. It is also seen as one of the most exciting. This exhibition looks in-depth at some of the century’s most celebrated war correspondents, revealing dramatic true stories, the pressures they have faced and the changing nature of war reporting from 1914 to the present day. Entry is free to this major, must-see exhibition, which displays many remarkable items for the first time. See the bullet that deflected into Kate Adie’s leg in Lebanon, a burqa worn by John Simpson to secretly enter Afghanistan in 2001, the typ