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A Closer Look (Photo Ban) #922570

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 21, 2009
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(Studio: David Muir) A closer look at the Pentagon's ban on photos of the coffins of troops killed in combat introduced; war statistics cited.

(Alexandria, Virginia: David Wright) The issue of privacy versus publicity for the caskets of those who died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan examined; 2004 photos shown of the coffins at Dover Air Force Base. [President OBAMA - says we are reviewing policies.] [Fallen soldiers' mother Phyllis BOOMFIELD, sister Families United Kristia CAVERE†- offer differing opinions on the privacy issue.] [George Mason University professor Robert LICHTER†- explains why people turn against war.]

Muir, David;
Wright, David

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