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War Photography: The Frontline And The Homefront

When heading into a war zone, not many choose a camera over a rifle. This edition of Up To Date explores the lives of two war photographers who covered conflict in Iraq, Afghanistan, and in the States. 


  • Ashley Gilbertson is the author of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: A Photographer's Chronicle of the Iraq War. He examines the bedrooms of fallen American soldiers in the photo-series "Bedrooms of the Fallen". 
  • Lynsey Addario contributes to The New York TimesTime Magazine, and National Geographic. Her new book is It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War

To hear more from Ashley Gilbertson, he will present his photo-series Bedrooms of the Fallen at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Auditorium at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 30th. 

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.