Interview with Dr. Beverly Keever.
A journalism professor at the University of Hawai'i for 29 years before retiring in July 2008, Beverly Deepe Keever is the author of Death Zones and Darling Spies: Seven Years of Vietnam War Reporting. She also researched and wrote News Zero: The New York Times and The Bomb (Common Courage Press, 2004). Excerpts from and adaptations of this book have been published in two award-winning cover articles in Honolulu's alternative weekly.
She is a co-editor of the well reviewed U.S. News Coverage of Racial Minorities: A Sourcebook, 1934-1996 (Greenwood Press, 1997), for which she conceptualized with others the prospectus of the volume; made arrangements with the publisher; served, in effect, as the managing editor coordinating the writing of 11 other scholars; contributed two chapters and co-authored two others.
Since her retirement, she has written her memoirs of covering the Vietnam War for seven years successively for Newsweek, the New York Herald T