Book Discussion on Chesty

Retired Lieutenant Colonel Hoffman talked about his biography, Chesty: The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller, USMC, published by… read more

Retired Lieutenant Colonel Hoffman talked about his biography, Chesty: The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller, USMC, published by Random House. The book is a biography of Lieutenant General Puller, a marine officer for 37 years and holder of five Navy Crosses for valor. Col. Hoffman told stories about the leadership tactics of “Chesty” Puller during foreign battles in WWII including the battle at Guadalcanal, and read letters that were written to and from General Puller. After his presentation he answered questions from audience members. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Chesty

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Quantico, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 8, 2001
Last Aired:
Aug 8, 2010

Airing Details

  • Sep 08, 2001 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 09, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 11, 2001 | 11:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 11, 2004 | 2:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2004 | 6:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 13, 2004 | 2:08pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Nov 13, 2005 | 6:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2010 | 11:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2010 | 5:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2010 | 11:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2010 | 5:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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