martha gellhorn

Journalist and writer Martha Gellhorn has been hailed as one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century. During her long career, Gellhorn covered almost all major conflicts of the era, from the Spanish Civil War to World War II, from Vietnam to the US invasion of Panama. Born in 1909 in St. Louis Missouri, Gellhorn was raised by liberal parents who helped to found a co-educational school based on equal treatment of students regardless of their gender. Her mother Edna was a suffragette…Continue Reading “History’s Rebel Girls – Martha Gellhorn”