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The War Tapes: Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down -- "The Best Look I've Seen"

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Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down -- "The Best Look I've Seen"

Look at this amazing note Mark Bowden sent Deborah about The War Tapes!

I thought it was terrific, Deborah, remarkable, very moving, very real, the best look I've seen at a soldier's experience in Iraq. The men you found, and their families, were surprisingly candid, and their commentary captures the complexity of a soldier's feelings and thoughts about the war, a combination of pride, cynicism, and anger.

(Read an excerpt from Black Hawk Down here.)