Accuracy of Battlefield Information

Witnesses testified about U.S. Army reports and media accounts of two incidents involving personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan in the early… read more

Witnesses testified about U.S. Army reports and media accounts of two incidents involving personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan in the early years of military combat in the region. Football star and Army Corporal Pat Tillman’s family testified about disinformation and misleading explanations given to them and the media about the incident in which Cpl. Tillman was killed by friendly fire. Former Private Jessica Lynch testified about her capture in Iraq and exaggerations about her heroism provided to the media by Army officials. A second panel of military officials testified about the investigations into the incidents, findings of the inquiry, procedures used to obtain testimony from witnesses, and decisions about how to offer the stories to the media. close

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Program ID:
197779-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 24, 2007
Last Aired:
Aug 1, 2007

Airing Details

  • Apr 24, 2007 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 24, 2007 | 10:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 24, 2007 | 1:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 24, 2007 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2007 | 11:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 25, 2007 | 5:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2007 | 4:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 26, 2007 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 28, 2007 | 2:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2007 | 1:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 31, 2007 | 9:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2007 | 5:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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