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Images of War / History / Turnley, Burns Interview #751813

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 2004
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The reaction yesterday to the pictures coming out of Fallujah, Iraq, noted.

(New York: Jeff Greenfield) The history of the media's handling of the images of war & the impact of these images on the public examined; video & photos shown from Iraq, World War II, the Vietnam War {including the 1968 street execution during the Tet offensive & "Life" magazine's pictures of the American dead} & the mob in Somalia in 1993.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live in-studio interview held with photojournalist "Baghdad Blues: A War Diary" author David Turnley & documentary filmmaker Ken Burns about the images of war. [TURNLEY - says a photojournalist is aware of what he is framing when taking pictures of war; talks about the photographer's motivation & the impact of photos that show the reaction to Americans in Iraq.] [BURNS - cites the paradox that pictures have been devalued, but individual images still have power, but war pictures are now being censored.]

Brown, Aaron;
Greenfield, Jeff

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