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Modern Marines and Modern Conflict in 'Jarhead'

Jarhead tells the story of a Marine sniper whose unit is sent to the Middle East for the Iraq conflict of 1991. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal, who narrates the film; Jamie Foxx; and Peter Sarsgaard. It was directed by Sam Mendes, who won an Oscar for American Beauty.

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Other segments from the episode on November 4, 2005

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 4, 2005: Interview with Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick; Review of the film "Jarhead;" Review of the television program "The West Wing."

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