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Cameraperson: Preserving Dignity

Clip: Season 30 Episode 18 | 1m 59s Video has closed captioning.

Syrian dissident, Charif Kiwan, speaks to a university audience about the ethics of showing the violated, dead bodies of the victims of war or atrocities. When he asserts that showing graphic images is just about making money, a student challenges him with an example where a powerful image of a dead child turned the tide of public sentiment.

Aired: 10/16/17

Rating: NR

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