Oriana Fallaci

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Oriana Fallaci

Over the years, she has achieved international fame thanks to his interviews, as well as general, rather sharp and ruthless style of its publications. Fallaci traveled as a correspondent in the hottest parts of the world – Vietnam, Cuba, South America.

Author: Pauline Chelpanova

Oriana Fallaci (Oriana Fallaci) was born in 1929 in Florence, Italy, in a family of politicians, opponents of the regime of Mussolini. As a teenager, she took part in the Italian Resistance during the Second World War, at the age of 15 years, was awarded the diploma for participation in hostilities. After graduating from university, he became a reporter Oriana. For a long time Fallaci had the opportunity to work with a huge number of world-known publications, among them – the ‘New York Times’, ‘The Washington Post’, ‘Los Angeles Times’. Over the years, she has achieved international fame thanks to his interviews, as well as general, rather sharp and ruthless style of its publications. Fallaci traveled as a correspondent in the hottest parts of the world – Vietnam, Cuba, South America. She interviewed people such as Henry Kissinger and Yasser Arafat. Indira Gandhi and Golda Meir. Ayatollah Khomeini and Archbishop Makarios III. They said that Oriana Fallaci – ‘journalists who nobody in the world can not refuse. ” Perhaps combat childhood, education and anti-fascist father taught her courage and clarity – a brave journalist has always distinguished the ability to speak simply, honestly and clearly. For merits in the field of journalism Fallaci awarded the St. Vincent (St. Vincent Prize).

In the 2000s, after the end of journalism, Fallaci, who then lived in New York, wrote a series of books, which have undergone a fairly harsh criticism of Islam and Arab culture; Book it aroused considerable public outcry and triggered a huge amount of controversy. We know that the most famous of her book titled “The Rage and the Pride ‘(The Rage and the Pride), was a reaction to the tragic events Oriana September 11, 2001. Fallaci almost no time left indifferent – one adored her for the courage with which she attacked the Islamists, while others were willing to literally destroy a journalist for the ‘hate speech’. It pelted with lawsuits, accused of racism, however, the charges have not reached the goal. It is known that Fallaci never appeared on television talk shows, did not give interviews, and no other way to assert itself, in addition to its publications. However, on the eve of a military incident in Iraq, journalist loudly expressed their solidarity with George Bush and Tony Blair. However, it expressed its surprise and then on the goals for the war – ‘the Iraqi people to bring freedom and democracy’.

The next book, ‘The Power of Mind’ (The Force of Reason), dedicated to the victims of terrorism in Madrid, was published in 2004 and also joined the list of best sellers. Generally Oriana Fallaci was the author of several books, but the most famous of them is certainly a ‘Rage and the Pride’.

In 2005, Oriana Fallaci was awarded the gold medal of the President of the Italian Rep

ubliki (Gold Medal for cultural contributions) for achievements in the field of culture.

Oriana Fallaci – a peculiar human phenomenon, her courage is simply amazing. A fighter by nature, she did not stop at nothing, equally violently attacking Muslims and their allies at the same time. Fallaci is not afraid of criticizing the European Commission and the European Union, the leaders of Islamist groups and corrupt politicians, the Italian Council of Ministers and the Catholic Church. It is known that an atheist accused Fallaci inappropriate Church, in her opinion, of indulgence for any actions Islam and Catholic priests – in facilitating illegal immigration.

Oriana Fallaci died on September 15, 2006 in Florence.

Known for her sentence, which was guided by writer and journalist all his life: ‘Even if all the inhabitants of this planet will think differently, I would think so, as I suppose’.

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