Thursday, July 16, 2009
Stan Grant is currently doing a stint in Islamabad, and yesterday he reported on the recorded message from Zawahiri that calls on the Pakistani people to support the Taliban and fight against the Americans:
I really hadn't planned to turn my posts into Almost-All-Things Michael Ware, but recent weeks have had so much saturation-coverage of first Michael Jackson's death and now the Sotomayor confirmation hearings that it has been tough to get much else ... luckily for me, Michael has been working like a stevedore throughout all this and I have had a lot of clips to utilize! So ... from last night's AC360, here is Michael's piece about the bombings of Baghdad churches:
But it hasn't all been grim coverage in Baghdad. Monday night the Iraqi soccer team played its first home match since before the war began, and Michael was there to cover it:
And on International's BackStory, a look at the filming of the match coverage:
See you next week.