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PBS: THE WAR IN IRAQ THROUGH A PHOTOGRAPHERS EYES 1 OF 3
A group of elite conflict photographers have banded together under the photo agency, VII, in an effort to uncover the true meaning of the Iraq War.
In the wake of September 11, the VII agency was formed by award-winning veteran cameraman James Nachtwey and colleagues, and has since covered the site at Ground Zero, the invasion of Afghanistan and the Iraq War since America plunged headlong into its "War Against Terror. " For Nachtwey, the accumulated experience of nearly a quarter century of war photography began crystallizing into a vision centered around Ground Zero. Come with us as we discover what this vision was, delve into respective war photographers' thoughts and actions in the heat of battle, as well as how the face of war has changed since 9/11.