Video of Death Prompts Outrage in Berg's Hometown

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

The remains of U.S. civilian Nick Berg will be flown to the United States Wednesday, a day after an Islamist Web site posted a graphic videotape of his beheading. The video indicated the execution was in revenge for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. troops. In West Chester, Penn., Berg's hometown, people express sorrow and outrage. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.