If any single day marks the fall of broadcast reporting, it's when Phil Donahue was banished in 2003 for telling the truth about the coming war in Iraq.If any single day marks the fall of broadcast reporting, it's when Phil Donahue was banished for telling the truth about the coming Iraq War.
The 33-year-old veteran and author of "The Last Letter: A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney from a Dying Veteran," appeared with his wife on "Democracy Now!" on Thursday to talk about his decision to end his life amid unrelenting pain and suffering from wounds sustained in the Iraq War, and to read his letter aloud.
Tomas Young was in the fifth day of his first deployment to Iraq when he was struck by a sniper's bullet in Baghdad's Sadr City.
We just passed the grim milestone of 4,000 U.S. military members killed in Iraq since the invasion five years ago. Still, the death toll climbs.