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    The ban on media at Dover Air Force base

    At a press conference last week President Obama said that he is considering lifting the ban on media coverage of the coffins of fallen troops arriving at Dover Air Force Base. The ban has been in place since the Persian Gulf war in 1991. We talk about the policy and its implications with RALPH BEGLEITER, a former CNN correspondent who now teaches journalism at the University of Delaware, and Newsweek foreign security correspondent JOHN BARRY. Listen to the mp3

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