Regular readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal will be aware that the
shrinking front page has been crowded with the continuing series of war
stories. They all celebrate the bravery of American troops under fire. But
this lengthy series is the brainchild of Warren Stephens, the conservative
Little Rock banker who heads the Review-Journal's parent company, Stephens,
Inc. Veteran Little Rock journalist Max Brantley talks about the back story
to this series.