Reporting America at War

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In television’s first comprehensive look at an extremely timely issue, Reporting America at War explores the role of American journalists in the pivotal conflicts of the 20th century and beyond. From San Juan Hill to the beaches of Normandy, from the jungles of Vietnam to the Persian Gulf, the three-hour documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Stephen Ives tells the dramatic and often surprising stories of the reporters who witnessed and wrote the news from the battlefield. Through the lens of their experiences, the film examines the challenges of frontline reporting and illuminates the role of the correspondent in shaping the way wars have been remembered and understood. note:  The site offers numerous free resources, including an interactive timeline of American wars and reporting, biographical sketches of some the best known war reporters, lesson plans centered on the series, and links to other resources.