War Porn

Friday, May 27, 2005

Transcript

There was a time that novelist Jim Lewis favored the wide publication of graphic war photos. Like many others, he believed that they accurately conveyed the real horrors of war. But after photographing the aftermath of a horrific atrocity in Congo, Lewis changed his mind. In the wake of the killing of American contractors in Fallujah last year, he told Bob why he no longer thinks images of suffering and death help anyone to understand the real story.

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