Emmy-Winning Afghanistan Series Becomes MSNBC Doc

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By kevin

tipofthespear10-2.jpgNext Sunday, MSNBC will air a special one-hour documentary to coincide with the 8th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan. NBC News’ Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel will report.

Titled “Tip of the Spear,” the documentary expands on the the “Nightly News” series also called “Tip of the Spear,” for which Engel and his team won two Emmy awards (Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast and Best Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast). The documentary follows a soldiers in the Viper Company as they travel through remote areas of Afghanistan.

“Tip of the Spear” will air on October 11th at 8pmET.