TITLE

The Controversy over Jessica Lynch

AUTHOR(S)
Orecklin, Michele; August, Melissa; Donnelly, Sally B.; Kucera, Joshua
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/9/2003, Issue 22, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on Jessica Lynch, a Quartermaster Corps Private First Class in the U.S. Army. She was captured by the Iraqi forces in March 23, 2003. She was rescued by the U.S. Troops in the "Iraqi Freedom" Operation. It is believed that media accounts of her rescue have been distorted and offered to present her as a national hero.
ACCESSION #
23533146

 

Related Articles

  • 10 QUESTIONS FOR JESSICA LYNCH.  // Time International (South Pacific Edition);8/15/2005, Issue 32, p30 

    The article presents an interview with Jessica Lynch, the former U.S. Army supply clerk. She became an icon in the U.S. after her dramatic rescue from an Iraqi hospital in 2003. She thought that she provided a way to boost everybody's confidence about the war in Iraq. She does not want any...

  • JESSICA LYNCH.  // Vanity Fair;Dec2003, Issue 520, p300 

    Features U.S. Army soldier Jessica Lynch who spent 10 days behind enemy lines in Iraq before being rescued by a team of army rangers, navy SEALS, and Marines. Family background; Pentagon's poster girl for the Iraq war; Views about the Iraq experience; Retirement at age 20; Versions of the...

  • Jessica's Comrades: Untold Stories From the 507th. Scelfo, Julie; Raymond, Joan; Contreras, Joseph // Newsweek;11/17/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 20, p6 

    Discusses the fate of other soldiers from the 507th Maintenance Company in Iraq that fellow soldier and former POW Jessica Lynch was a part of. Concerns from the families of soldiers and the public that other soldiers from the 507th are not getting the respect they deserve; Background of other...

  • "I'm Jessica Lynch--and here's my real story" Pesta, Abigail // Glamour;Jul2007, Vol. 105 Issue 7, p115 

    The article offers a profile on Jessica Lynch, a female solider in the U.S. Army and former prisoner of war during the Iraq invasion in 2003. Particular attention is paid to the experiences of Lynch, the concept of a war hero, her political involvements, and the American public's reaction to her...

  • LYNCH No Place Like Home. Wingert, Pat // Newsweek;4/28/2003, Vol. 141 Issue 17, p10 

    Discusses Pfc. Jessica Lynch's return home after being a prisoner of war in Iraq. Possibility of a celebration in Wirt County, West Virginia; Construction on the home to make it possible for Lynch to recuperate there; Donations to a local bank by residents; Support that the family has received.

  • Jessica Lynch Addressed Congress.  // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);5/2/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 18, p3 

    The article reports that Jessica Lynch has testified in 2007 before the U.S. Congress, where she asserted that her role in a firefight in Iraq was greatly exaggerated.

  • Showdown. Gibbs, Nancy // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 

    The article addresses the upheaval between members of the U.S. federal government who are arguing over the Iraq spending bill and the timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops. Also mentioned are the hearings at which Jessica Lynch, a soldier who served in the Iraq war, testified about what...

  • THE LONG ROAD HOME. Jerome, Richard; Heyman, J. D.; Bane, Jason; Kramer, Linda; O'Connor, Rose Ellen; Pollon, Zelie // People;8/4/2003, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p48 

    Under a white tent in Elizabeth, West Virginia, Pfc. Jessica Lynch, 20, edged her wheelchair closer to a microphone and spoke publicly for the first time since her April 1, 2003 rescue from Iraqi captivity became world news. Lynch modestly used her time at the microphone to remember fallen...

  • THE PRIVATE JESSICA LYNCH. Gibbs, Nancy; Thompson, Mark // Time International (South Pacific Edition);11/17/2003, Issue 45, p20 

    The article features Jessica Lynch, an American soldier who survived a deadly ambush in the Iraqi war. Lynch became a symbol of courage under fire and a symbol for war critics as well. Described by her parents as strong-minded and determined, she would like to be known as the person who does not...

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics