Martin Fletcher is the author of WALKING ISRAEL: A Personal Search for the Soul of a Nation. He has been one of the most highly respected foreign correspondents in television news for more than thirty years. He has covered almost every conflict and natural disaster in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, winning five Emmys, a Columbia University Dupont Award, and several Overseas Press Club Awards. He was NBC Bureau Chief in Tel Aviv for many years, and is currently a special correspondent for NBC News. He is also the author of Breaking News. Fletcher and his wife, Hagar, have raised three sons.