TCA: Marines Give Thumbs Up to Generation Kill
U.S. Marines at Camp Pendleton respond well to Generation Kill , HBO miniseries about 2003 invasion of Iraq.
By Linda Moss -- Multichannel News -- Broadcasting & Cable, 7/10/2008 7:50:00 PM
Beverly Hills -- U.S. Marines at Camp Pendleton responded well to Generation Kill, the HBO miniseries about the 2003 invasion of Iraq, during a screening at the base this week, officials said Thursday.
Generation Kill, which debuts July 13, is a gritty seven-part miniseries based on a book by Rolling Stone reporter Evan Wright, who was embedded in a Marine unit during the invasion. It was executive-produced and co-written by David Simon and Ed Burns of The Wire.
During a session on the miniseries at the Television Critics Association summer tour here, Wright said Generation Kill was shown Wednesday at the Marine base just north of San Diego.
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