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War Journalism

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War Journalism

War Journalism

War Journalism

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Host Liane Hansen speaks with New York Times reporter Chris Hedges, author of War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (PublicAffairs; ISBN: 1586480499). Among his many dangerous assignments came during the 1991 Gulf War, when he and other journalists were taken hostage by Iraq's Republican Guard and held for five days.

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