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Southerland cited for 'Spy Wars' series

Monitor State Department correspondent Daniel Southerland has received a citation for excellence from the Overseas Press Club of America for his 1980 series on "Spy Wars."

His six-part series investigated international espionage and intrigue. Mr. Southerland gathered his information in Washington, New York, Paris, Bonn, Berlin, Munich, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem.

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The main award in Mr. Southerland's category -- the Bob Considine Award for the best daily newspaper or wire service interpretation from abroad -- went to Guy Gugliotta of the Miami Herald for news analysis on Central and South America and Iran.

Others presented awards April 29 by the Overseas Press Club include:

Richard Ben Cramer, Philadelphia Inquirer, for "Afghan Rebellion"; Joseph Kraft, New Yorker magazine, for "Letter from OPEC"; Time magazine, for "Inside the USSR"; and Paul Conrad of the Los Angeles Times for hi s cartoon "Hari-Cari."

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