Helen Benedict talks about interviewing female veterans who experienced sexual assault in Iraq; and how they represent a small, but important part of the story of women serving in the military.
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Aaron Glantz, a former war correspondent, writes about the death of Dwight Radcliff, an Air Force veteran who overcame homelessness to become president of the United States Veterans Initiative.
Donna DeCesare speaks with Kael Alford about her evolution as a photojournalist and the connections between her efforts to document the oil-driven war in Iraq and the impact of unfolding natural disasters in the Gulf of Mexico on fragile Louisiana communities.
Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington insist they didn't want to make an activist movie. They wanted to make a documentary that showed what military deployment was like, politics aside. They wanted to show why men keep going back to war even after the trauma and the bloodshed, why they keep seeking that sense of brotherhood. In the film "Restrepo," they've succeeded.
Award-winning journalists and married couple Santiago Lyon and Emma Daly talk about why they became war reporters, why they stopped and the difference between their lives and those of a war reporter couple in Donald Margulies' play, Time Stands Still.