Item Details

Embedded in Afghanistan [electronic resource]

Journeyman Pictures (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
After being shot in the chest while embedded as a journalist in Afghanistan, John D. McHugh was determined to show what life is really like for the U.S. troops stationed there. From managing a dysfunctional Afghan army to the media blackout on showing wounded American soldiers to countering sophisticated Taliban attacks, this intimate documentary brings together a series of themes that have come to define the Afghan conflict.
Release Date
2009
Run Time
53 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 15, 2012.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • From War Correspondent to War Victim (1:44)
  • Restrictions on Combat Journalism (0:46)
  • Dust Off Crews: Always Ready (1:25)
  • Helicopter Operations in Afghanistan (1:07)
  • Debate over Combat Press Coverage (2:44)
  • Embedded with U.S. Marines in Afghanistan (2:08)
  • America's Strategy in Afghanistan (1:31)
  • Afghanistan's Under Represented Combat Zones (2:19)
  • Patrolling for Taliban (2:55)
  • Enemy Gains Ground (2:04)
  • Kill or Be Killed (2:18)
  • Locals Caught in the Cross Fire (1:47)
  • Applying Western Justice in Afghanistan (1:18)
  • Searching for an Elusive Enemy (2:22)
  • Fighting Against a World View (1:29)
  • Lowering American Morale (3:22)
  • Babysitting Grown Men (4:24)
  • Managing a Dysfunctional Army (1:28)
  • Counter-Insurgency Strategy (1:28)
  • War is War (1:25)
  • Failing at War Time Diplomacy (2:11)
  • Tedium of Fighting Insurgents (4:05)
  • Counter-Insurgency: a Long Commitment (0:52)
  • Pressure from Both Sides in a Combat Zone (6:04)
  • Credits: Embedded in Afghanistan (0:23)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2009.
Publisher no.
51951 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (53 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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