After Words with Jack Coughlin

Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin, (USMC, Ret.) talked about his book Shooter: The Autobiography of the Top-Ranked Marine Sniper, published… read more

Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin, (USMC, Ret.) talked about his book Shooter: The Autobiography of the Top-Ranked Marine Sniper, published by St. Martin’s Press. He talked about his role in the creation of the Sniper Strike Team, his experiences taking part in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the invasion of Baghdad. He was interviewed by Pentagon correspondent Tony Capaccio.

Gunnery Sgt. Jack Coughlin was with the Third Battalion, Fourth Marines, during the 2003 drive to Baghdad and has operated on a wide range of assignments in war zones around the world. His 60 confirmed kills made him one of the top snipers in the U.S. military. His book was written with Captain Casey Kuhlman and Donald A. Davis.

Anthony Capaccio was currently a Pentagon correspondent for Bloomberg News. Previously, he was editor of Defense Week, and was a staff associate with national columnist Jack Anderson, covering a variety of topics. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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May 29, 2005
Last Aired:
Jun 4, 2005

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  • May 29, 2005 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2005 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 04, 2005 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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