All Things Considered Edit this Published in All Things Considered U.S. Grave Science Marked By Risk Aversion And Bureacracy Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend (Elyse Butler for NPR ) i In part two of a joint investigation by NPR and ProPublica, we look at the agency charged with bringing home and identifying the 83,000 American war dead. It's stymied by an extreme aversion to risk. See the Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.