Pentagon Spokeswoman Clarke Steps Down Victoria Clarke, the Pentagon's chief spokeswoman during the U.S.-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, resigns citing personal reasons. During her nearly two-year tenure, Clarke oversaw the "embedding" of journalists with the military in Iraq -- a program some say changed the way the media reports on armed conflict. NPr's Bob Edwards talks to Howard Kurtz of The Washington Post.
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Pentagon Spokeswoman Clarke Steps Down

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Victoria Clarke, the Pentagon's chief spokeswoman during the U.S.-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, resigns citing personal reasons. During her nearly two-year tenure, Clarke oversaw the "embedding" of journalists with the military in Iraq — a program some say changed the way the media reports on armed conflict. NPr's Bob Edwards talks to Howard Kurtz of The Washington Post.