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  • Choosing to photograph, choosing to publish, choosing to look

    Choosing to photograph, choosing to publish, choosing to look
    Before they started snapping pictures, the amateur photographers of the 82nd Airborne Division whose work was recently made famous by the Los Angeles Times had official business to transact: bombings to investigate, corpses to identify, biometric information to collect. Their assignments were expressly visual: inspect, scan, document. It seems that they performed those duties. They got into trouble, however, when they started doing unauthorized visual work, posing for photos with the corpses to which they had been dispatched. Their transgression, according to George Wright, the Army spokesman quoted in the accompanying article, was "to pose with corpses for photographs outside of officially sanctioned purposes."
  • New Details in Trial of General Charged With Forcible Sodomy

    New Details in Trial of General Charged With Forcible Sodomy
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- An Army brigadier general stands accused of sexual misconduct with subordinates and a civilian, of threatening one woman’s career and her life, and of responding "I'm a general, I'll do whatever the [expletive] I want” when...

    Titanic: For many victims, their final resting place is in Halifax, Canada

     Titanic: For many victims, their final resting place is in Halifax, Canada
    Halifax, Canada — A cold wind ripped through Fairview Lawn Cemetery. Then came the frigid rain. In a minute, I was thinking, the headstones will be shivering. "Now," said Blair Beed, my guide, "imagine how it would have been in those lifeboats....

    Portugal refuses to extradite American fugitive George Wright

     
    American fugitive George Wright has been freed by a Portugese court after it refused a U.S. request to extradite the convicted murderer to complete his 15- to 30-year sentence for the shooting death of a gas station employee during a robbery the day after...

    Portugal won't extradite fugitive killer George Wright to U.S.

     
    Escaped hijacker and killer George Wright wins his bid to remain in Portugal. A court in Portugal has rejected the U.S.' request to extradite him.