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Newseum: War Stories


An exhibit on the work of war correspondents from the Crimean War of 1853 to the present day. Offers audio and video interviews with 43 broadcast and newspaper journalists, including David Halberstam, Howard K. Smith, Christiane Amanpour, Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Peter Arnett, and Ted Koppel; a multimedia presentation on war reporting and advances in technology since the Civil War; a 15,600-word essay by curator Harold Evans entitled "Reporting in the Time of Conflict"; and a 38-title bibliography. Well-designed and valuable for introducing students to a host of issues regarding the intersection of the histories of journalism, broadcasting, and international relations.