Bill Blakemore

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Veteran foreign and domestic correspondent Bill Blakemore joined ABC News in 1970 in the Mideast and India. He has covered a dozen wars or major conflicts including the... Read More »

Veteran foreign and domestic correspondent Bill Blakemore joined ABC News in 1970 in the Mideast and India. He has covered a dozen wars or major conflicts including the Black September, Bangladesh, Intifada, 1973 Arab-Israeli, Cyprus, Iranian and Beirut Civil Wars, and more recently the 1991 and 2003 Iraq wars (both from Baghdad) and the ongoing Afghan/Taliban war. On 9/11 he reached Ground Zero before the towers fell. He was ABC's Rome Bureau Chief 1978-1984, traveled extensively with John Paul II and wrote several documentaries and the Encyclopaedia Britannica article about him. Since 1984, he's been based in New York, where he also served as Education Correspondent and reported on the arts and science. He began focusing on extinction and global warming in 2004, and hosts ABC's Nature's Edge. He has won most major broadcast journalism awards, some a number of times. He also writes and lectures on the journalistic profession, the Many Psychologies of Global Warming, and the cinematic art of Stanley Kubrick.

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How Would a Prairie Dog Describe You? Thin? Short? Just Ask One
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Jan 22, 2012 07:00 AM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
Dolphins Reported Talking Whale in Their Sleep
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Jan 29, 2012 05:31 PM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
Fun and Play Are Key to Survival for Bears, Dogs, Humans, Birds and Maybe Even Ants
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Feb 05, 2012 07:05 AM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
Global Warming Denialism 'Just Foolishness,' Scientist Peter Raven Says
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Apr 01, 2012 12:16 PM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
The Joy of Your Brain… and the Dark Side of Laughter
Bill Blakemore
Mar 04, 2012 08:00 AM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
The Science of Play: 3 Poems and a Movie
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Mar 18, 2012 07:31 AM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
Tickled Rats and Stand-up Comics
Bill Blakemore
Feb 19, 2012 02:28 PM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
About Your Face, Animal Person
Bill Blakemore
Mar 25, 2012 10:10 PM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
Dogs Use Subway, Cat Takes Bus and Other Adventures in Animal Intelligence
Bill Blakemore
Jan 07, 2012 05:00 PM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
Who Needs Words? Crows? You? Wild Gorillas? Alison Krauss?
Bill Blakemore
Jan 15, 2012 03:06 PM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
Adult Tree Houses for Your Play Deficit (and Inner Monkey)
Bill Blakemore
Mar 11, 2012 07:15 AM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
Climate Change 'Swing Voters' Affected by Weather, Not Denialists, Says Analyst
Bill Blakemore
Apr 22, 2012 06:22 PM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
Climate Canard No. 1: A 'Crime Against Humanity' (and the Central Fear About Global Warming)
Bill Blakemore
Apr 15, 2012 03:24 PM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
Play Seen in Humans, Fish, Atoms, and the Universe
Bill Blakemore
Feb 12, 2012 01:48 PM Blog Entry from Technology Bill Blakemore, ABC News
A Key to British Monarchy's 'Golden Prison': The American Flag
Bill Blakemore
Jun 03, 2012 06:40 PM Blog Entry from News Bill Blakemore, ABC News
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