Images of American Dead and Wounded in Iraq War

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Headlines capture the numbers of US soldiers dead and wounded in large, bold letters. Countless articles and verbal reports come out of Iraq, replete with details of the carnage of war, yet we have seen comparatively few photos of film clips. The few we have seen are arresting and disturbing, such as the image of the charred bodies of American contractors hanging from a bridge in Fallujah or the naked Iraqi prisoners being humiliated at the Abu Ghraib Prison. Does the military control the media's film and photos to sugarcoat the war? Is the media protecting the families of those suffering and killed while serving their country? Or are the images simply very hard to capture in this particular war? Guest host Diana Nyad addresses the images of war with reporters and photographers, national security experts and the novelist father of a soldier fighting in Iraq.
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Rainey's article on portraits of war

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