About David Harris
David Harris, born in Fresno, California in 1946, is a journalist and author, reporting stories throughout the United States as well as in Central and South America, Europe, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East for the last thirty-five years. He is a former contributing editor at The New York Times Magazine and at Rolling Stone and the author of ten nonfiction books and one novel. His work has covered a range of subjects as varied as professional football, the timber industry, presidential elections, the Kurdish diaspora, and marijuana smugglers. During the Vietnam War, Harris, Stanford University´s Student Body President, was a leader in the antiwar movement and was imprisoned for refusing orders to report for military service.