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Scott Wallace is a writer, photographer, and broadcast journalist whose career covering national and international affairs spans the past three decades. He gained an early reputation for gutsy reporting from the battlefronts and barricades of El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Panama in the 1980s, where he filed for CBS News Radio and a succession of print outlets that included the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Newsweek, the Independent of London, and Manchester/London Guardian.

Scott’s assignments have taken him from Afghanistan’s windswept Wakhan Corridor to the Alaskan Arctic, from the clandestine arms bazaars of the former Soviet Union to midnight raids on suspected fedayeen hideouts in the
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“For all the illusions of freedom our society promotes, rarely do we have the chance to step outside it long enough to gain some distance. Beyond the fatuous talk about liberty and the price our founders paid for it, I wondered: How free were we if we’d become so dependent on the comforts produced by industry that we couldn’t do without them?”
Scott Wallace, The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes

“When the waitress came to take our order, I ordered an ice-cold Coke. Guzzling it down in no time flat, I was left with a vague sense of dissatisfaction; it hadn’t quite measured up to expectations. I ordered another. Same thing.”
Scott Wallace, The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes

“Once you make contact,” he’d told me, “you begin the process of destroying their universe.” Only”
Scott Wallace, The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes

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