Book Discussion on Glory Denied: Longest-Held Prisoner of War

Tom Philpott talked about his biography, Glory Denied: The Saga of Jim Thompson, America’s Longest-Held Prisoner of War, published by… read more

Tom Philpott talked about his biography, Glory Denied: The Saga of Jim Thompson, America’s Longest-Held Prisoner of War, published by W.W. Norton and Company. The book details Thompson’s horrific experiences during nine years in various Vietnamese prisons. It also juxtaposes the experiences of his family with the U.S. politics of the time, as well as after his return home, using his words and those of his family, friends and others. close

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Book Discussion on Glory Denied: Longest-Held Prisoner of War

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 5, 2001
Last Aired:
May 25, 2013

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  • Aug 05, 2001 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 2001 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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