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Nat Geo goes to battle with “American War Generals”

National Geographic Channel is going to battle with two-hour special American War Generals, which explores U.S. military history through first-person accounts from 10 American war generals. (Pictured: Gen. Colin Powell)
March 13, 2014

National Geographic Channel (NGC) is going to battle with two-hour special American War Generals, which explores U.S. military history through first-person accounts from 10 American war generals.

The program, which will air this fall in 171 countries, presents a glimpse into the stories and opinions of leaders such as Gens. Colin Powell (pictured above), David Petraeus, Stanley A. McChrystal, Raymond Odierno and others, who discuss major military events including the America-Vietnam war, both Gulf wars, the Afghan wars, and the Cold War.

“This groundbreaking special unveils the complex world of conflict strategy and decision-making from our most renowned four-star generals,” said NGC president Howard T. Owens in a statement. “Inside access with America’s most elite military leadership will change viewers’ perception of foreign policy and modern military.”

American War Generals is exec produced by Tresha Mabile and Peter Bergen, and Jonathan Towers for Inside 9/11 firm Towers Productions. For National Geographic Channels, Char Serwa is the EP and VP of production, Noel Siegel is senior VP of development and production, and Heather Moran is the exec VP of programming and strategy.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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