One Girl Against the Taliban

By filming Malala, N.Y. Times reporter Adam Ellick asks, "Did I play a role in her shooting, too?"
2:43 | 10/10/13

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Well -- -- -- has become the face of girl's education. And she's nominated for this week's Nobel peace press. I'm Adam Ellis a reporter for the New York Times. That's mean 2009 -- I need to documentaries about -- before she was star. This is the -- story it's a story the young girl who brandish his father and the media. And the role that we all played in her rise and in the tragedy that almost took her life. War between the Pakistani army and -- -- -- forced the family into exile. I was thinking get -- -- have in his blood down his things like he's same. After months of hard they were returning to see if their homes survived the war. I really whom we see in the kids -- display photos and another -- It was a bumpy ride on blistering hot day. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Focused on woods and stillness and very dangerous place. 50000 pakistanis have been killed in terrorist attacks since 9/11. The -- press club was CN isle Fernandez was -- the same year we made the film. But the -- -- mainly targeted. Susie and I perhaps naively assumed he'd be the potential currently on the field -- Dan can knock me I had been in my -- -- even when we spoke explicitly about dead. We never discussed below the -- -- you just never occurred to us ask questions -- Time is -- on my son. From. Thanks guys from -- come -- And you cannot shocked and it you can Ashcroft. After an eight hour car ride we finally arrived at her house. -- -- -- I suspect it was the culmination of months of anxiety separation and fear and it was one of the few times when I was reminded. That she's just a twelve year old girl.

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