- Making News: Photos of War Dead
Last night on TV and in today-s morning papers, Americans saw images of flag-draped coffins coming home from Iraq. In Afghanistan, Pat Tillman was reported killed in action. The professional football player gave up millions of dollars to enlist in the Army after September 11. Susan Moeller, professor of Journalism at the University of Maryland, questions the Pentagon's objections to publication of the dramatic images.
- Reporter's Notebook: German Ambassador and EU Expansion
The US plans to go back to the UN Security Council before the transfer of political power in Iraq. That means asking approval from European allies who opposed the invasion. At the same time, Europeans are focused on expanding their Union to 25 states speaking 20 different languages. Wolfgang Ischinger, Germany-s Ambassador to the US, offers his thoughts on both.
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