Wednesday, May 25 Sebastian Junger On WAR, The Arab Spring & Tim Hetherington

WGBH 89.7 The Emily Rooney Show

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For fifteen months between 2007-2008, Sebastian Junger was embedded in a US army platoon based in Afghanistan’s remote Korengal Valley. His goal was to convey what soldiers experience day in, day out – what war is really like. In early April, Junger’s dear friend and his Restrepo collaborator, British filmmaker and photographer Tim Hetherington, was tragically killed in Misrata, Libya. We reached out to Sebastian Junger shortly after Tim Hetherington’s death and made arrangements for him to join us here in the studio.