This Week: In Memoriam

TW-In-Memoriam-102608-01_62589.jpg

(h/t Heather)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of the great journalist and champion of the common man Studs Terkel, jazz singer/actress Estelle Reiner and novelist Tony Hillerman. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of five servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

According the iCasualties, the total number of servicemembers killed in Iraq now totals 4,503. During this same week, Iraq Body Count lists 95 Iraqi civilians killed. For the month of October, 553 Iraqi civilians lost their lives, 26 by US Forces; 33 were children.

Comments

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.