HBO Goes Into 'Baghdad E.R.'
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
This Sunday, HBO premieres a documentary called Baghdad E.R., which depicts trauma doctors and nurses working on badly wounded troops, including performing amputations. Its graphic scenes have prompted the Army Surgeon General to send out a memo to soldiers and their families. The Army memo warns that watching the documentary could cause flashbacks and trigger mental health problems. The director said he actually toned down the film.
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