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Journalists killed on the job honored during event at Gathland State Park

June 30, 2023

As birds chirped and the sun set at Gathland State Park near Burkittsville on Wednesday evening, about 200 candles flickered in front of the park’s War Correspondents Memorial Arch. The illumination at the park, held in front of the oldest-known monument in the world dedicated to journalists killed in combat, was part of an annual statewide observation of the importance of press freedom.

 

Article Source: Frederick News-Post

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