Dramatized version of the story of CNN's Gulf War coverage featuring "The Boys from Baghdad": the battle over access, the fight to keep the technology up and running.. and the decision whether to risk their lives behind enemy lines once the bombing starts, in order to get the story of a lifetime.
The Gulf War, 1991. No story is worth dying for - but this was the story of a lifetime.
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[First lines spoken as characters in the film, preceded by title cards, archival movie dialog, and news announcements
Baghdad is me.
You're supposed to be in Berlin.
Fuck Berlin. The wall's down. Baghdad is me, Eason.
You've never even been to Baghdad.
Close enough. Jerusalem.
I wouldn't bring up Jerusalem if I were you. It's not a point in your favor.