Reporter Peter Arnett's Baghdad Video Diary

Produced by Mark Christmas
for National Geographic EXPLORER
Updated March 28, 2003

Veteran war correspondent Peter Arnett is on assignment in Baghdad for National Geographic EXPLORER. His reports appear on that program, which airs on MSNBC on weekends (check local listings for details). He is also filing regular dispatches for NBC news and MSNBC News.

View video dispatches from the EXPLORER team in Iraq. You'll need the free RealPlayer to view the videos.

•   Dispatch One: Before the onset of hostilities, Peter Arnett gauges the mood in the streets of Baghdad>>

•   Dispatch Two: Before the onset of hostilities, the crew must decide: Should we stay, or should we go?>>

•   Dispatch Three: Behind the scenes of "Shock and Awe">>

Check this site regularly for more video dispatches.

For Arnett it is deja vu. He covered the Gulf War for CNN in 1991, enthralling millions of television viewers worldwide with his eye-witness accounts of allied bombs raining down on Baghdad.

Please tune in to EXPLORER on MSNBC to watch the National Geographic team's in-depth television coverage.

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