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Dinosaurs gathered in Paris

De Gaulle, the Ayatollah Khomeini, the fall of Saigon, the Yom Kippur War, the Charlie Hebdo attack - former correspondents and editors of Reuters France swapped tales of their work in the Paris bureau and beyond over lunch in the shadow of Le Louvre today. 


It was the latest in periodic gatherings of the "Paris Dinosaurs," a tradition nurtured by the late Bernard Edinger.


In the photo, clockwise around the table starting with Yves Clarisse in the bottom left: Astrid WendlandtTony Winning, Paul Taylor, Nelson Graves, Fay Winning, Irina Boulin, Julian Nundy, Charles Fleming, Fabienne Nundy, Suzanne Edinger, Tom Heneghan, Meg Bortin.


Any former Reuters journalist who worked at one time in France and who would like to be on the Paris Dinosaurs mailing list is encouraged to write to Nelson Graves at ■