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    Media Coverage of the Iraq War

    New York Times photojournalist Michael Kamber recently released a new book Photojournalists on War: the Untold Stories From Iraq. He and a group of journalists spoke about lessons learned…

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    Town Hall on Media Coverage of War

    Telephone lines and electronic communications were open for comments on the media’s coverage of war. The program included clips from previous C-SPAN programming and interviews with…

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    Dangers of War Reporting

    Stephen Farrell talked about how he and three New York Times colleagues were captured by pro-Gadhafi forces and held captive for a week when reporting from Libya in combat conditions. He…

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    Defense Department Media Access Policy

    Secretary Gates and Admiral Mullen briefed reporters on a new policy regarding reporters' access to officers. It requires top officials to seek clearance before speaking with reporters on…

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    Covering the Vietnam War

    Mr. Duvall spoke about his experiences as a war correspondent in Cambodia and Vietnam. Among the topics he addressed were the influence of television reporting during the war, the role of journalists…

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    John Burns on War Reporting

    John Burns talked about journalists as witnesses to history, General Eisenhower, and the challenges America faces in a time of war and the resolve necessary. He discussed the situation in Iraq and…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Department of Defense spokesman Geoff Morrell delivered the Defense Department briefing. He said that President Bush had signed the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act, which enables the…

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    Iraq Military Operations Update

    Maj. Gen. Richard Sherlock gave a press conference on the status of military operations. He talked about assistance given to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to combat flooding in…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Dana Perino gave the daily White House briefing. She talked about the federal response to the victims of winter storms, the president’s meeting with leaders of broadcasting services to…

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    Iraq War Operations Briefing

    General Gaskin talked about operations in Iraq. He said that there had been a decrease in the number of incidents between the Iraqi military and insurgency groups. He spoke on the abilities…

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    The Media and the Vietnam War

    This symposium, marking the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, described the effects of the Vietnam War on the people and culture of the…

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    Flashbacks On Returning to Vietnam

    Morley Safer discussed his book Flashbacks on Returning to Vietnam. In 1989 Mr. Safer returned to Vietnam after serving two tours in the region as a war correspondent in the 1960s. The book details his…

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    Media and the Military

    Participants in a day long conference on reporting on the military talked about the topic, “"Long Exposure -- Covering the War and Home Front.” Mr. Prine listed and described journalists…

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    Relationship Between Military and Press

    Reporters who covered the military, former military officers, and others talked about the relationship between the military and the media. Topics included General David Petraeus' recent Iraq…

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    Media Coverage of Veterans

    Mark Benjamin talked about media coverage of returning war veterans with students from around the nation participating in Close Up Foundation’s week-long government studies program. He also…

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    Business Outlook

    Scott McClellan gave the luncheon address at the Outlook 2007 Executive Conference held by McGraw-Hill Construction. McClellan spoke about his time as White House Press Secretary to the George W. Bush…

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    Media Technology and War

    Secretary Rumsfeld talked about the challenges, difficulties, and new realities faced by the Department of Defense in the age of instant communications. He said the U.S. has not adapted to fighting the media…

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    The Realities of War

    Mr. Hedges spoke to students about the myths and costs of war, and about his experiences in various war zones as a war correspondent. He also talked about opposition to warfare, social and…

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    Public Affairs Policy and Iraqi Press

    Senator Warner spoke to reporters about recent reports that Pentagon public affairs officials had promulgated and paid for favorable stories about U.S. military operations in Iraq with…

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    Iraq Update: The Military and the Media

    Gen. Vincent Brooks, chief of public affairs for the Army, discussed the reporting coming out of Iraq, and the relationship between the military and the media. Gen. Brooks was the soldier who…

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