Tad Szulc

Former New York Times Correspondent


Tad Szulc was a New York Times multilingual foreign correspondent who reported from far-flung destinations, such as Rio de Janeiro, Czechoslovakia, and Portugal, covering coups, revolutions, and the cold war. He was the first to report on the Bay of Pigs invasion and wrote several books, including biographies of Fidel Castro and Pope John II. Tad Szulc died in 2001, at age 74.