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Iraq / Casket Photo Ban / Baughman, Hodierne Interviews #753682

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 23, 2004
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with "Army Times" Robert Hodierne† & "Washington Times" director of photography J. Ross Baughman† about the controversy over making public pictures of the caskets coming home from Iraq. [From Washington, BAUGHMAN - says the coming home of the caskets should be recorded; comments on the timetable of the war in Iraq & showing pictures of the scope of the war to give the points of view from there.] [HODIERNE - says the front line troops want the pictures shown so their sacrifices are understood; comments on the political impact of displaying the pictures & how freedom of the press can make the public better informed; notes we don't get to hear the insurgents' side of the story.]

Brown, Aaron

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