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Which Way Is the Front Line From Here?

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Tim Hetherington preferred "image-maker" over photographer to describe what he did in war zones. He wanted to capture personal moments in the midst of chaos, and the result was stunning work as seen in the documentary "Restrepo." But weeks after attending the Oscars with the film, Hetherington was killed by mortar fire in Libya. In trying to understand the tragic death, his co-producer Sebastian Junger found himself making a documentary. It's a deeply personal project, and on Friday we're rebroadcasting a conversation we had earlier this year with Junger and producer James Brabazon. We talked about Hetherington's work and the job of journalists in war. (Rebroadcast)

Which Way Is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington debuts on HBO on Thursday, April 18. It airs at 6 p.m. Mountain time. For more details, visit HBO's Web site.

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Diary (2010) from Tim Hetherington on Vimeo

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Sebastian Junger is a writer, journalist and filmmaker. “Restrepo” marked his film debut. Junger’s books include WARThe Perfect StormFire and A Death in Belmont.

James Brabazon is a journalist and documentary filmmaker. He filmed with the LURD rebel group over a two-year period for the documentary projects "Liberia: A Journey Without Maps" and "Liberia - An Uncivil War," on which he collaborated with his friend Tim Hetherington. He is the author of the memoir My Friend the Mercenary, which recounts his experiences of the Equatorial Guinea coup plot.

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.