Saturday, July 26, 2008

Iraq War That No One Saw

JAN. 18, 2005 An Iraqi girl after her parents were killed by American gunfire in Tal Afar.

NY Times: 4,000 U.S. Deaths, and Just a Handful of Public Images

If the conflict in Vietnam was notable for open access given to journalists — too much, many critics said, as the war played out nightly in bloody newscasts — the Iraq war may mark an opposite extreme: after five years and more than 4,000 American combat deaths, searches and interviews turned up fewer than a half-dozen graphic photographs of dead American soldiers.

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