Stories: Hostile Training

June 10, 2009

There's "Microsoft Office for Dummies." There's "Gardening for Dummies." But there's NO book called, "War Zone Reporting for Dummies." Meanwhile, reporter Scott Detrow--from NPR member station WITF--is about to go to Iraq . . . to report on troops from the Pennsylvania National Guard who are stationed there. In this segment of WPSU's "Impact of War" series, Detrow describes the week-long training course, held recently in Georgia, that helped him prepare to report from a war zone.