Don Teague

Don Teague is currently a correspondent for Early Show and CBS Evening News.  Prior to that, he served NBC News as a correspondent for NBC News as a correspondent and has covered a wide range of stories, from Hurricanes along the Gulf coast, to wildfires in Southern California, riots across France, and the war in Iraq. Teague won an Emmy Award for his reporting from New Orleans in the chaotic aftermath of hurricane Katrina. His contributions to NBC’s Katrina coverage also earned the prestigious Peabody and Edward R. Murrow awards. Teague has received other awards, including several national Emmy nominations, three Edward R. Murrow awards, two National Headliner awards, two regional Emmys, seventeen regional Emmy nominations, and several Associated Press Broadcasters awards.

Books by this Author

For her entire life, Rafraf, a devout Muslim, had been told that Americans were the enemy. Her understanding of the world, of her place in it, and of the United States had been steeped in the culture of Iraq under the rule of Saddam Hussein. Yet, in the midst of insurgents attempting to kidnap and kill her, she found herself on the receiving end of lifesaving help from those she considered her enemies.

Rafraf suddenly finds herself living with a Christian family in the Bible Belt of...


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Having done all, stand.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I worry too much about what other people think.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I can't dance. I can't even sort of dance. I wish I could dance, and not care who's watching.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. No brainer. Two wonderful daughters.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. I have a problem with lettuce, particularly the shredded variety. Is it really necessary?

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