Opening Shot

September 2010
Columbia Journalism Review;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p3
An introduction to the issue is presented which discusses the effort and the price involved in the Afghan War, the role of the press in presenting information to the general public regarding personal sacrifice and the war, and books written about previous wars and military conflicts.


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