Naval War College Review


When the press were not granted immediate and unlimited access to Grenada, then their righteous indignation struck like a hurricane. From the snarls of the cub reporters on nearby Barbados to David Brinkley's stately protestations in Congressional testimony, across the spectrum of the news media we saw our journalists behaving like caged tigers, smelling blood and waiting to pounce: to probe and paw and interview and interrogate and investigate and, yes, bring war back into the family room.