Arabs in America: A Special Issue
The chief contributors to this issue, Philip Harsham and Robert Azzi, are in Mr. Harsham’s words, "native sons," but both their father emigration from Lebanon.
Mr. Harsham, veteran reporter, writer and editor, has worked for or contributed to the Louisville Courier Journal, the New York Times, Time, Life, and Money. Midway in his career he took time out to study Middle East affairs at Columbia’s Advanced International Reporting Program.
Mr. Azzi, who mixed reporting with photography in criss-crossing the U.S. for this issue, now represents Magnum in the Middle East, contributes often to the National Geographic and appears regularly in Aramco World. He has also free-lanced for Time. Katina Thomas, is best known in the Middle East for her photography in Aramco World on Arab Women.