Hugh Mulligan (1925-2008)

NYC native and journalist, he was the only reporter, British or American, at the wedding and the funeral of...


Mulligan, Hugh (1925-2008), a journalist and native of NYC, was a longtime correspondent and columnist for Associated Press. He drank with John Steinbeck, covered the death of three popes and President Kennedy, was the only reporter — British or American — at the wedding and the funeral of Princess Diana, and was dining with Salvador Dali when the artist was booted from a restaurant because his ocelot defecated on the floor. Wrote three books including No Place to Die: The Agony of Vietnam and Been Everywhere, Got Nowhere; lived in Ridgefield from 1977 until his death.

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