publication date: Thursday, November 28, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Journalism

clue: Up to and including her death covering a Middle Eastern civil war, she bore witness to violence around the world, despite a noted limitation.

explanation: Colvin, who lost vision in one eye while covering the Sri Lankan civil war in 2001, was killed in an assassination during the Syrian civil war in 2012. She said her job is simply to bear witness. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates


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