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By Ken Stern 

Where women journalists are most needed

A book review —

 


Our soldiers fight to protect the nation’s freedom.

Journalists report on war so families and the public back home know the facts and truth of the soldiers experience. Journalists tell what is actually happening, as opposed to what the military and the government say.

Journalists in wars are protecting democracy – as much as our soldiers.

In 1960 no newspaper had women war correspondents. The U.S. military had rules regulating all journalists coverage during war. Since President Johnson refused to declare war in Vietnam, regulations limiting reporter access did not apply. That is...



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