Charles Glass

A boy named Marion: John Wayne pictured on the set of Stagecoach (1939)

John Wayne, accidental cowboy

26 July 2014 9:00 am

I’m not making a picture [The Green Berets] about Vietnam, I’m making a picture about good against bad. I happen…

A hostage’s daydream

18 August 2012 6:00 am

The 25th anniversary of my kidnapping – as I imagined it, and as it is

Man with a mission

3 March 2012 9:00 am

He was a Persian aristocrat who struggled to make his country a democracy. Given to mood swings and sulks worthy…

The original special relationship

3 December 2011 11:00 am

Of all the cities in all the world, Paris dominates the American imagination more than any other. Although Americans may…

Farewell, my father: the sun sets on my horizon

12 March 2008 12:00 am

Charles Glass pays tribute to the man who was his measure in all things, and whom he thought, like all sons, would be there forever

Death of a billionaire PM

5 October 2006 9:29 am

Rafik Hariri was Lebanon’s bulldozer. A buccaneer. A bruiser. Built like a heavyweight boxer, he looked more butcher than billionaire.…

They stood me up

22 January 2005 12:00 am

Charles Glass discovers that women are now cancelling dinner dates by text. What’s the world coming to?