On a day when NBC led with journalists risking injury to cover the police in Los Angeles, CBS ended with journalists actually dying for their craft. London-based Richard Roth traveled to Normandy to cover the inauguration of a memorial park for 1889 reporters who have been killed for their work. They were not only war correspondents--Dublin's Veronica Guerin covered organized crime, Moscow's Anna Politkovskaya covered the oligarchs, The Wall Street Journal's Daniel Pearl covered terrorists--but there were many war correspondents too. Roth reminded us of two: his late colleagues Paul Douglas and James Brolan.
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