Body of War (must-see) + Iraq veteran, activist Tomas Young dies at 34

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Updated: Nov. 11, 2014

TheRealNews on Sep 24, 2014

Body of War, a film by Ellen Spiro and Phil Donahue. It is an intimate and transformational feature documentary about the true face of war today.

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US Launches Airstrikes on ISIS Targets in Syria + Stop the Bombing: Bravery in an Evil Cause Is Evil by David Swanson

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RT on Sep 22, 2014

The US military and partner nations from the anti-ISIS coalition have launched the first attacks on Islamic State targets in Syria, the Pentagon has confirmed.

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The Day That TV News Died by Chris Hedges

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Bill Moyers Journal: Body of War: Donahue & Spiro (videos)

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Bill Moyers Journal
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March 21, 2008

Bill Moyers interviews former talk show host Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro on the true cost of war and their documentary, BODY OF WAR, depicting the moving story of one veteran dealing with the aftermath of war. With extensive excerpts from the film, the filmmakers talk about Iraq war veteran Tomas Young who was shot and paralyzed less than a week into his tour of duty. Three years in the making, BODY OF WAR tells the poignant tale of the young man’s journey from joining the service after 9/11 to fight in Afghanistan, to living with devastating wounds after being deployed to Iraq instead.

Video link & transcript Part 1

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Phil Donahue on Veterans’ Rights (short video)

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Link TV’s Wendy Hanamura interviews Phil Donahue, TV personality and “Body of War” producer, on veterans’ rights and his run in with NBC over the I…

Link TV’s Wendy Hanamura interviews Phil Donahue, TV personality and “Body of War” producer, on veterans’ rights and his run in with NBC over the Iraq War.

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