TV News LIES

Wednesday, Sep 17th

Last update03:18:35 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) US election: Billboards of US soldiers cancelled in host city of Republican convention

US election: Billboards of US soldiers cancelled in host city of Republican convention

E-mail Print PDF

A series of portraits of American soldiers set to adorn roadside billboards in Minneapolis, site of next week's Republican convention, was abruptly cancelled by the billboards' owners, which feared they would be deemed disrespectful to the US military.

The shots of troops in between deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan by a New York City artist were to run in five US cities.

But CBS Outdoor abruptly changed course and has refused to post the billboards in Minneapolis, Miami, Florida; and Houston, Texas. A separate company has agreed to display the images on billboards in Atlanta. Curiously for the artists, the images remain up in Denver, site of this week's Democratic national convention. 

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Survivalist sought in Pa. trooper's killing

eric FreinA survivalist who spoke of committing mass murder was the subject of an intense manhunt Tuesday,...

Science education group raises red flag about Texas textbooks

Texas textbooksThe new social studies textbooks up for consideration this week by the Texas Board of Education...

The FBI announces completion of facial recognition program

FBIOn Monday, the FBI announced a tool to identify as well as search for people's faces.This...

Homecoming queen Scarlett Lenh puts transgender issues front and center

transgender homecoming queenAt Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs, Colo., over the weekend, Scarlett Lenh was named...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!