Nieman Notes

An Unseen Side of Iran

By Nieman Notes June 15, 2005

A drug-sniffing dog, donated by the French government, is used to search a truck by Anti-Narcotics Police at Shahid Sherofat checkpoint near Esfahan, Iran, while a bus passes in the background. Approximately 15,000 cars and trucks … Read more

‘Commentaries on His Times’

By Nieman Notes March 15, 2005

Here are some excerpts from columns that appear in the book, “Frank del Olmo: Commentaries on His Times:” “A Dissenting Vote on the Endorsement of Pete Wilson,” October 31, 1994 … Unfortunately, my deeply felt belief that [Governor Pete] Wilson … Read more