War in Iraq Panel

Two correspondents who were embedded with American military units in Iraq beginning in 2003 and two former Marines who fought in Iraq… read more

Two correspondents who were embedded with American military units in Iraq beginning in 2003 and two former Marines who fought in Iraq talked about daily life for American troops in Iraq. They were also joined by Chalmers Johnson, who writes about American militarism. The panel was moderated by Bill Press.

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Evan Wright is the author of Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War, published by Putnam. Chalmers Johnson is the author of Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire, and The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic, both published by Metropolitan Books. John Koopman is the author of McCoy’s Marines: Darkside to Baghdad, published by Zenith Press. He was embedded with the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment during the war in Iraq.

Sgt. Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Reyes, (Team Leader) and Sgt. Michael Saucier were in the 1st Recon. Batt. US Marine Corp. Both Marines are featured in Evan Wright’s book Generation Kill and served several tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. close

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

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War in Iraq Panel

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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May 7, 2005
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May 8, 2005

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  • May 07, 2005 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 08, 2005 | 2:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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