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I'm all over north.
This is war stories.
To the worst and best of -- in -- They make their deadlines on the battlefield.
There -- course but it's your witness on the front lines it's never been an easy job and it's always been dangerous.
You'll meet these journals and hear their stories about some of the most riveting moments in history.
We'll also learn the stories behind these Pulitzer Prize winning photographs.
A picture may be worth a thousand -- but it doesn't tell you every.
We'll hear from Rupert Murdoch I was father went up against the general to save the lives of his countrymen in the trenches of World War I.
Along for a glimpse of combat journalist what some -- called the first draft of history.
War correspondents have to be able to deal with.
Absolutely anything better respect us yesterday it was so -- -- -- -- This activity -- You can still play eighteen months to SpinRite -- -- in new book.
How all of the wars you've written about.
Which one was most accurately reported as it happened.
But after -- -- Phillip Knightley is both the journalist and an officer of first casualty and his his in depth study of war.
William how -- He was -- close.
Civilians sent to the problem -- general before -- war.
This war was fought here in the Crimea a part of Eastern Europe now -- the Ukraine.
It Begin an 1853.
Over control of holy sites in Jerusalem Nazareth and -- six countries including great Britain and France against -- Almost a 100000 British troops committed to the flight the times of London sent that reporter William Howard Russell to the front.
We have tremendous treasure of documents relating to Russell's career we have fifty years -- -- personal diary.
-- dais manages the archives at the times of London.
It's been in print for over 200 years in the 1981 was purchased by news corps which also owns Fox News -- became.
-- -- Basically focused on overall I think you attach great importance through the the whole concept of at descriptive writing.
Of the -- the Irish born Russell was.
34 when He traveled to the Crimea.
And this is first diary entry from the field and 1854.
You -- the days and times that mail left for London.
The story only mattered if He could get it back to his -- -- A journey of over 15100.
Miles -- you just took about three weeks to go back to some momentum.
So the the -- was no immediacy.
A British soldier serving in the Crimea was three times more -- -- -- disease.
And at the hands of the enemy.
Type this -- -- Terry savage the ranks.
-- -- -- graphic Frontline report.
Inspired Florence Nightingale to improve medical conditions in the field.
Russell's words also captured the -- charge of the British force brigade.
700 George direct the old school Russian empire what -- apple building boom.
It was -- on horseback.
Russell described it this way the flight was marked like instant deaths in Iraq like dead and forced.
It's why -- -- right off the plane.
The government that they -- but that doesn't treat.
Right from the beginning.
We get with the little memo that He faced the dilemma that's been -- war correspondent with him.
Whose side you who -- you -- It's a question asked of every reporter when -- write something the generals or politicians.
I was blacklisted by Saddam in 96.
Recall the group and Oyster Bay just outside New York City.
-- college she thought she was going to be a marine biologists but his stint with a school newspaper changed her mind.
Came -- with kind of no credentials to do anything while.
In 1986 at the age of thirty -- got her first taste of bank bank and then some reporters have for combat.
That April US attack Libyan retaliation from the market that -- involvement in the terrorist bombing of -- west Berlin discotheque.
At the time I was the coordinator for the US government's counterterrorism effort.
Heavily involved in planning the operation did you think at -- time.
That you knew where we talk about this afterwards -- tapes He wasn't in the ten.
We know that at that.
Deadlines the term was somehow lifted from the civil war.
Prisoners -- -- were corralled into groups and hope they crossed a line they'd be shut.
For correspondents at the line in time that keeps getting closer and closer used to get off and you -- -- and -- and weeks on end.
He had a lot of times -- it's keeping the that was happening Christina Lamb like Marie Colvin writes for the Sunday times of London.
It's also owned by -- school.
Women have been covering wars since the 1930s.
It even today -- rare birds and a traditional male world.
I think -- tendency -- milk.
Reports -- much -- to the bang bangs actually.
Behind the lines well since -- how people actually -- on the tonight.
When the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in 1979.
It became another bloody chapter in a country torn apart by war.
For nearly 200 years.
I -- -- anything to add to sit in the stands -- him very creek clean when.
And inexperienced 21 year old Christina left England for the brutal reality of combat.
The Communists and forces bombing raids and one wounded in taking that.
All the attitude.
-- and -- on the principle.
Hanging -- and it's very it couldn't get through.
With the war.
Think that's anything that we've done has connected.
As a war correspondent have a particular obligation.
Absolutely if you love soldiers.
You're gonna come down -- coverage and anyone who is unnecessarily.
Risking their life.
Joseph Galloway was just 23 when He began the first of his -- tours in Vietnam for UPI.
In 1965 -- found himself with a little of the Vietnam war's first major battle in the central highlands.
-- lieutenant general Hal Moore He documented the fight in their book we were soldiers once and young.
Since Vietnam Galloway has stayed close to the battlefield heading back to war over a half dozen times.
Is always this thing the absolute.
Humanity in this is what -- -- -- campaign.
And there's no other way to do that that go with them.
Go without an adage that dates to the first war correspondent William Howard Russell after the -- and -- found himself in the wake America.
This time it was far from alone.
And believe that the explosion was that -- -- People could read about what happened yesterday -- what somebody thought that from two weeks ago.
Newspapers suddenly realized it was a lawless -- that yourselves.
During the civil war 600 reporters converged on the carnage one Paper the new York herald put 63 men into the field and spent almost a million dollars.
Famed photographer Matthew Brady captured the agony of the civil war.
And sold his pictures directly to -- group public starved for information.
Photographs didn't become a regular fixture in newspapers.
Until after 1880.
When they did front page photographs like this changed war reporting for ever He -- for his -- -- as He raised the pistol while.
I raised my parents took a picture.
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