Portraits From the Frontlines of War

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photoFirsthand reports from the front-in-waiting. We talk with war correspondents around the Gulf, from the deserts of Kuwait to the deck of the USS Lincoln, for the latest on troops, morale, sand storms, and readiness. Voices from the edge of war.


Carol Williams, correspondent embedded on the USS Lincoln, The Los Angeles Times

Scott Calvert, correspondent embedded with the 101st Airborne, The Baltimore Sun

Yaroslav Trofimov, Middle East and Mediterranean correspondent, The Wall Street Journal, who has spent time in Kuwait with the US Army 5th Corps, UK 16th Air Assault Brigade and the UK 7th Transport Regiment.

Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent embedded with the 101st Airborne, The Washington Post, author of "Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War" and "An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942 to 1943.".

Thomas E. Ricks, Pulitzer Prize-winning military correspondent, The Washington Post, author of "Making the Corps" and "A Soldier's Duty."

This program aired on March 13, 2003.


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