Private Jessica Lynch after her rescue by US Special Forces

Gender, Media, Politics, and the Rescue of Jessica Lynch

New York Times, "Commandos Rescue Soldier; She Was Held Since Ambush," April 2, 2003.

Washington Post, "Lynch Kept Firing Until She Ran Out of Ammo," April 3, 2003

New York Times, "War News Gets Better," April 3, 2003

New York Times, "Rescue in Iraq and a "Big Stir' in West Virginia," April 3, 2003,

Fox News, "Report: Lynch Was Shot, Stabbed in Fierce Struggle With Iraqi Captors," April 3, 2003

BBC: "Saving Private Lynch story 'flawed'," May 15, 2003 "Jessica Lynch: Media Myth-Making in the Iraq War"

ZMag: "Rachel Corrie, Jessica Lynch, And The Unequal Worthiness Of Victims"

Guardian: "On rescuing Private Lynch and forgetting Rachel Corrie"

CNN - Then & Now: Shoshana Johnson


The Record - Harvard Law School: Three-fifths of a heroine?