Covering War

Three author-journalists participated in a panel titled “On the Front Lines: Covering War,” and talked about their experiences… read more

Three author-journalists participated in a panel titled “On the Front Lines: Covering War,” and talked about their experiences reporting on wars around the world, their frustrations with the difficulty of getting access to information, and their assessments of media war coverage. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

The panelists were: Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War; Chris Hedges, author of War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning; and Terry McDermott, author of Perfect Soldiers: The Hijackers - Who They Were, Why They Did It. The discussion was moderated by Marjorie Miller. close

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  • Mark Bowden Correspondent Atlantic Monthly->National
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Covering War

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Program ID:
186540-5
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Forum
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 2005
Last Aired:
Jun 18, 2005

Airing Details

  • Apr 30, 2005 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 01, 2005 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2005 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 18, 2005 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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