War on Terror


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Interviewees discuss the Iraq War a.k.a "The War on Terror" (2001- ) and its coverage on television.

Highlights
Lisa Kudrow on shooting the Halloween episode of Friends right after 9/11
Dan Rather on his second interview with Saddam Hussein
Patricia Heaton on winning an Emmy for Everybody Loves Raymond right after 9/11, on that show being like "lightning in a bottle"
Andy Cohen on announcing the death of Osama bin Laden on Watch What Happens Live
Ken Burns on The Civil War's effect on public perception of the War in Iraq
Geraldo Rivera on reporting from Iraq and Afghanistan 
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Peter Arnett

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Peter Arnett on the events leading up to his 1997 interview with Osama bin Laden
Peter Arnett on his 1997 interview with Osama bin Laden

Ken Burns

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Ken Burns on The Civil War's effect on public perception of the War in Iraq

Andy Cohen

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Andy Cohen on announcing the death of Osama bin Laden on Watch What Happens Live

Jeff Fager

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Jeff Fager on the Abu Ghraib story on 60 Minutes II
Jeff Fager on the controversial 2013 60 Minutes story on Benghazi

Murray Fromson

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Murray Fromson on the parallels between the Iraq War and the Vietnam War

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on being the first Western journalist to reach Baghdad when Iraq invaded Kuwait

Sheila Nevins

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Sheila Nevins on the HBO documentary Baghdad ER

Dan Rather

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Dan Rather on his second interview with Saddam Hussein

Geraldo Rivera

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Geraldo Rivera on reporting from Iraq and Afghanistan 

Maria Elena Salinas

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Maria Elena Salinas on covering the Iraq War from Baghdad

Max Schindler

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Max Schindler on how technology has changed the news business since he began his career

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