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“America began this battle unprepared. And today many hastily dug graves bear witness to the shocking price of underestimating the enemy.”
“Korea has served as a kind of international alarm clock to wake up the world.”
“[To the colonel who said the 'young lady' must leave the war front because there might be trouble:] I wouldn't be here if there were no trouble. Trouble is news, and the gathering of news is my job.”
“Censorship ... went way beyond my concept of military censorship; in my opinion, it added up to psychological and political censorship.”
“... my stories had nothing to do with my banishment. I was being thrown out ... because I was a female and because 'there are no facilities for ladies at the front.'”
“You can't have a working democracy where people are starving. Hunger breeds desperation; desperation breeds violence; violence breeds a police state.”
Marguerite Higgins, U.S. photojournalist, war correspondent
(1920 - 1966)