Fox News Chief Correspondent: Thankful to be naturalized American citizen

Jonathan Hunt

Editor’s note: Fox News Chief Correspondent Jonathan Hunt became a naturalized U.S. citizen on November 21, 2014.

It was October 1995, and I’d been in the U.S. for little more than a month. I sat back in my seat on a flight from Los Angeles to Washington (which was my new home), and thought about what I’d just witnessed: my first major assignment as U.S. correspondent for Sky News was to cover the end of O.J. Simpson’s murder trial.

And this country I now found myself exploring, dissecting and trying to understand and interpret for my British audience appeared to be divided purely along racial grounds. The divide was palpable, and to me it seemed entrenched and virulent…

…No matter the racial, political and religious differences, every American knows deep down that he or she lives in the greatest country in the world, with the most enduring (if imperfect) commitment to freedom and democracy, to opportunity and advancement…



The complete essay, with video, is at




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