Bales series spoiled by private conversations

July 11, 2014 

Your otherwise excellent series of stories regarding Sgt. Robert Bales “Aftermath of massacre in Afghanistan” were diminished significantly by your decision to seek and then publish private conversations between Bales and his wife Kari. I realize prosecutors chose to go down this low road, but I am disappointed that you chose to follow them.

Mark O. Brown

Olympia

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