Book Discussion on The Osama bin Laden I Know

Peter Bergen talked about his book The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda’s Leader, published by Free… read more

Peter Bergen talked about his book The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda’s Leader, published by Free Press. Topics included minutes of al-Qaeda meetings found in Bosnia, interviews of persons in Saudi Arabia who know Osama bin Laden, bin Laden’s family, and training camps in Afghanistan. Mr. Bergen used these first-hand accounts by bin Laden’s family members and close friends to document bin Laden’s transformation from a shy teenager into the commander of one the largest terrorist groups in the world. After his presentation the author answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on The Osama bin Laden I Know

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192370-4
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
May 6, 2006
Last Aired:
Sep 12, 2006

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  • May 06, 2006 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 11, 2006 | 3:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 2006 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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