“There's no better way to tell this story than with the number of hours that National Geographic was so kind in putting together and making sure that we did it right,” he said in July during the Television Critics Association summer press tour. “I think television is a great medium, especially today, in light of what's happening to the movies.”
Ms. Raddatz applauded the adaptation of her book.
“I think you immediately identify with these soldiers and with the families at home. You know who they are,” she said. “It's divided into these eight parts, and each one is a different perspective of a different soldier, a different family.”
This post originally appeared in the print edition of the Sunday Post-Gazette Magazine section.