The Champion

In March 1965, I interviewed Muhammad Ali in Chicago. My interview was published by my newspaper IL TEMPO of Rome, and the English translation appeared in the CHICAGO SUN TIMES. I am reproducing the chapter in my ebook, SCRIBE, Thirty Years of Correspondence from America (available on Amazon Books). In this chapter, I recount the…

Remembering Selma and Civil Rights

On the 50th anniversary of the march on Selma, I would like to offer the chapter on civil rights from my forthcoming book SCRIBE: 30 YEARS AS A FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT IN AMERICA. An unforgettable moment in life as a correspondent was when I covered the convention of the Black Muslims in Chicago in March 1965…