Bilbao pays tribute to SCW journalist

October 11, 2010

George Steer

EITB reports:

Bilbao city hall inaugurates a street dedicated to the Times journalist George Steer, who informed about the bombing of Gernika in the Basque Country in 1937.The ceremony took place on Friday, October 8th and was attended by the mayor of Bilbao Iñaki Azkuna and two sons of Steer. One of them, George Barton Steer, signed a copy of his father’s book The Tree in Gernika for Txomin Epalza during the opening ceremony of the new street in Bilbao named after South African-born British author and war correspondent.

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