Inspire us with your fav quote

Started Dec 30, 2010 | Discussions thread
deleted_081301
Senior MemberPosts: 1,862Gear list
Like?
Re: Inspire us with your fav quote
In reply to deleted_081301, Dec 30, 2010

Brian Hanrahan, a veteran BBC reporter who was responsible for one of British war reporting’s most celebrated moments, aboard an aircraft carrier off the Falklands in 1982, died here on Monday. He was 61.

Mr. Hanrahan’s moment came with his choice of words in reporting on the Fleet Air Arm’s first attack on Argentine positions at Port Stanley, the Falklands capital. Censors had forbade him to mention the number of Harrier jumpjets involved in the mission.

“I’m not allowed to say how many planes joined the raid,” he said in a television report that showed the aircraft returning to the carrier, “but I counted them all out, and I counted them all back.”

 deleted_081301's gear list:deleted_081301's gear list
Olympus C-4000 Zoom Olympus E-300 Olympus PEN E-PL1s Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM Samyang 8mm F3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fisheye +5 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
LifeNew
(unknown member)
Huh?New
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow