Guest blog: The true story behind "The Searchers," and what makes it so iconic
Glenn Frankel worked for nearly 30 years for the Washington Post, as a reporter, a foreign correspondent and editor of the Washington Post Magazine. As Jerusalem bureau chief, he won the 1989 Pulitzer Prize for "sensitive and balanced reporting from Israel and the Middle East." His first book, "Beyond the Promised Land: Jews and Arabs on the Hard Road to a New Israel," won the National Jewish Book Award. His second, "Rivonia's Children: Three Families and the Cost of Conscience in White South Africa," was a finalist for South Africa's prestigious Alan Paton Award. Frankel is currently the Director of the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.