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Sleeping with Custer and the 7th Cavalry

An Embedded Reporter in Iraq



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Sleeping with Custer and the 7th Cavalry: An Embedded Reporter in Iraq by Walter C. Rodgers
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In the spring of 2003, CNN correspondent Walter C. Rodgers and three colleagues climbed into an unarmored Humvee loaded with satellite transmission equipment and fell into column formation with the M1A1 Abrams battle tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles of Apache Troop, 3rd Squadron, of the storied 7th Cavalry and crossed the Line of Departure between Kuwait and Iraq. "Sleeping with Custer and the 7th Cavalry: An Embedded Reporter in Iraq" is Rodgers' account of the fight from the Kuwaiti border to the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.

Author Biography

Walter C. Rodgers retired in 2005 as senior international correspondent for CNN with more than thirty years of experience as a broadcast journalist. A former ABC News bureau chief in Moscow and a former CNN bureau chief in Jerusalem, he has covered many major events in the Middle East such as suicide bombings in Israel, the assassination of Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, and Middle East summit conferences.
Release date NZ
August 15th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
New edition
33 illustrations
Southern Illinois University Press
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