Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq

Alford, Kael et al.

About the Program

Three independent photojournalists who covered the war in Iraq show and discuss their work. The photographs, collected in the book "Unembedded," show the war from the point of view of those living in Iraq. During the presentation, panelists talk about why they decided to cover the war without embedding and describe what it was like to cover the seige of Najaf by U.S. forces in August of 2004. Iraq War correspondent Phillip Robertson, who wrote the introduction to the book, joins in on the discussion. This event was hosted by Barnes & Noble Booksellers in New York City. Some of the photographs shown during this presentation are graphic in nature.

About the Authors

Alford, Kael et al.

Kael Alford's work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, and several other publications. Thorne Anderson's work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, the New York Times, Stern (Germany), and several other publications. He has covered Iraq Rita Leistner's work has appeared in the Walrus (Canada), Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and several other publications. For more information on these photojournalists or their work, visit
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Program Information

Past Airings

  • Monday, May 29th at 1:15pm (ET)
  • Monday, May 1st at 4:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 26th at 12:15am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 19th at 8:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, February 18th at 9pm (ET)
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