Mark Danner: Being a Writer

Conversations with a History: Being a Writer

Mark Danner, Staff Writer, New Yorker.


Welcome to a Conversation with History. I am Harry Kreisler of the Institute of International Studies. Our guest today is Mark Danner, a staff writer for the New Yorker specializing in foreign affairs. He has worked on the staff of the New York Review of Books, as senior editor of Harper's Magazine, as foreign affairs editor of The New York Times Magazine. He has co-written and co-produced two hour-long, award-winning documentaries for ABC News Peter Jennings Report. Mark is a frequent contributor to major magazines and is a frequent guest on news analysis television programs. He is the author of The Massacre at El Mozote and Beyond the Mountains: The Legacy of Duvalier. During the 1998-99 academic year he is a visiting professor at the School of Journalism and the Human Rights Center.

Publication date: 
March 2, 1999
Publication type: 
Conversations with History