Elaine Sciolino, Senior Writer at the Washington Bureau of the New York Times talks about Iranian culture and politics. She is the author of Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Faces of Iran available on amazon.com
Elaine Sciolino, Senior Writer at the Washington Bureau of the New York Times talks about Iranian culture and politics and the current relationship between he United States and Iran. As an international correspondent for Newsweek and the New York Times, she covered the Iranian revolution, the hostage crisis in Iran and the Iran-Iraq war. Series: “Voices” [1/2001] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 5485]
About The Author:
Elaine F. Sciolino is an American journalist who was the Paris bureau chief of The New York Times from 2002 to 2008.
Sciolino joined the Times in 1984. Previous posts at the Times include:
senior reporter, Washington bureau, focusing on national security and cultural issues
In October 2007, the Times announced that Sciolino would be succeeded by Steven Erlanger as Paris bureau chief in early 2008. Sciolino would become a foreign correspondent focusing on terrorism abroad, based in Paris.
In 2005, Sciolino did reporting on a newly discovered 1946 document in which the Vatican instructed its representatives in France after World War II to prevent baptized Jewish children from being returned to their families.