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From The Military Base To The Marshlands: A Soldier Returns to Iraq

Photo: A Boeing CH-47 Chinook
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Carina Roselli faced enemy fire in Iraq while flying helicopters to move soldiers and cargo between bases. She never stepped foot in the rest of the country – until this summer when she returned as a civilian environmental worker and found herself having candid and surprising conversations with Iraqis about violence in their country.

Also in this show: In 1948, 28 Mexican citizens being flown by the U.S. to their native country perished in a plane crash in California. Woody Guthrie protested their anonymity, and decades later historian Tim Hernandez set out to find their names.

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