Rick is an American writer and journalist who lived in the Asia-Pacific region for more than 14 years before returning home to the Midwest. He is a Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. Rick covered stories throughout Southeast Asia for multiple news agencies during a decade of residence in Thailand. Rick's latest book, "Broadcasters: Untold Chaos," is part memoir and part history as he re-tells major stories from an insider perspective. Few journalists can boast Rick's diverse experience, which encompasses radio, TV, print and online journalism, practiced during a career with commercial, public and military broadcasters. He is the last Bangkok Bureau Chief for CBS News.