Don Teague is currently a correspondent for Early Show and CBS Evening News. Prior to that, he served NBC News as a correspondent for NBC News as a correspondent and has covered a wide range of stories, from Hurricanes along the Gulf coast, to wildfires in Southern California, riots across France, and the war in Iraq. Teague won an Emmy Award for his reporting from New Orleans in the chaotic aftermath of hurricane Katrina. His contributions to NBC’s Katrina coverage also earned the prestigious Peabody and Edward R. Murrow awards. Teague has received other awards, including several national Emmy nominations, three Edward R. Murrow awards, two National Headliner awards, two regional Emmys, seventeen regional Emmy nominations, and several Associated Press Broadcasters awards.
A Conversation with Don Teague and Rafraf Barrak, Authors of Saved by Her Enemy
1.) What finally motivated the two of you to sit down and put your story on paper?
Don: I was actually reluctant to write this book. Throughout this journey with Rafraf, friends or others who knew of the story would say “you should write a book or do a documentary.” I didn’t pursue either because I didn’t want Rafraf to feel that she was invited into our family for some...