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PASSINGS: Edwin Q. White, Bill Dees
PASSINGS: Edwin Q. White, Bill Dees

Edwin Q. White Saigon bureau chief for AP during Vietnam War Edwin Q. White, 90, who as Associated Press bureau chief in Saigon during the 1960s was part of a fabled crew of journalists who covered the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Honolulu, the news service said. He had congestive heart failure. Known to his colleagues as "unflappable Ed," White began covering Vietnam in 1962 when he was assigned to AP's Tokyo bureau. Named Saigon bureau chief in 1965 as the United States shifted from an advisory to a full combat role, he oversaw a team of highly seasoned reporters and photographers, including Peter Arnett and Horst Faas. "Ed White led an extraordinary AP...