Caroline Moorehead

Caroline Moorehead


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
October 28, 1944

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Caroline Moorehead has written columns on human rights first for The Times and then for the Independent (1980-91) and has made a series of TV programmes on human rights for the BBC (1990-2000). She has also written the history of the International Committee of the Red Cross (1998) and has helped to set up a Legal Advice Centre for refugees in Cairo, where she has started schools and a nursery.

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A Train in Winter: An Extra...

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Dancing to the Precipice: L...

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Lost and Found: Heinrich Sc...

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Dunant's Dream: War, Switze...

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“Voltaire… A true Aryan must be blond like Hitler, slender like Göring, tall like Goebbels, young like Pétain, and honest like Laval.”
Caroline Moorehead, A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France

“I had to hold fast to the end, and die of living.”
Caroline Moorehead, A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France

“but travel, to new places where she could swim and write, while escaping the ensnaring kitchen of life, was becoming the one prospect that unfailingly brought the promise of pleasure.”
Caroline Moorehead, Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life

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