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Lara Logan

Lara Logan (born 29 March 1971) is a South African television and radio journalist, and war correspondent. She is the chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News, and a correspondent for CBS's 60 Minutes. Logan was born in Durban, South Africa. She attended high school at Durban Girls' College, and the University of Natal in Durban, graduating in 1992 with a degree in commerce. She went on to earn a diploma in French language, culture and history at the Université de l'Alliance Française in Paris. She married Jason Siemon, a professional basketball player, in 1998; the marriage ended in divorce. In 2008 she married Joseph Burkett, a U.S. government defense contractor from Texas, U.S.A. whom she met in Afghanistan. They live in Washington, D.C., with their son Joseph Washington V (b. December 2008) and daughter Lola (b. March 2010), and Burkett's daughter from a previous marriage. Logan worked as a news reporter for the Sunday Tribune in Durban during her studies (1988–1989), then for the city's Daily News (1990–1992). In 1992 she joined Reuters Television in Africa, primarily as a senior producer. After four years she branched out into freelance journalism, obtaining

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Lara Logan -- Attackers 'Raped Me With Their Hands'

Lara Logan -- Attackers 'Raped Me With Their Hands'

CBS reporter Lara Logan says she thought she was going to die "a torturous death" when a mob of 200 to 300 men attacked her news team in Cairo in February ... an attack in which Logan claims… READ MORE >

Lara Logan -- I'm Going Back to Work

Lara Logan -- I'm Going Back to Work

CBS reporter Lara Logan is vowing to return to work ... and she's telling friends what happened to her in Egypt will not destroy her. Sources familiar with the situation tell us the details of… READ MORE >

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CBS Reporter Sexually Assaulted in Egypt

CBS Reporter Sexually Assaulted in Egypt

CBS News reporter Lara Logan was sexually assaulted after being surrounded by a crazed mob in Tahrir Square on Friday ... moments after Hosni Mubarak officially stepped down. According to CBS,… READ MORE >

- 1308 days ago

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