Those who gave lives aren't political pawns

Richmond, Ray
May 2004
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/4/2004, Vol. 383 Issue 36, p13
In the wake of the controversy over Friday night's edition of ABC News' television program "Nightline," the idea of individually identifying America's war dead in Iraq is seen as motivated by liberal demagoguery and propaganda. The article author believes that one needs to wonder why it's considered a slam at the president to name and honor those who have defended the U.S. in battle. Maybe people pretend that nobody's really dying over there. That could explain the brouhaha that erupted over the release of the photos of the flag-draped coffins of America's service dead. Perhaps it played havoc with someone's disinformation campaign surrounding the Iraq War.


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