Book Discussion on Blood Money

Mr. Miller talked about his book, Blood Money: Wasted Billions, Lost Lives, and Corporate Greed in Iraq, published by Little, Brown… read more

Mr. Miller talked about his book, Blood Money: Wasted Billions, Lost Lives, and Corporate Greed in Iraq, published by Little, Brown Company. He talked about the work that private contractors are doing in Iraq. He said that when he was first assigned to cover the subject for the Los Angeles Times, soon after the U.S. occupation of Iraq, much of the news was positive. He argued that since then things have become progressively worse. He described the work done by Halliburton and other contractors in Iraq and assessed the level of oversight that exists for the billions of dollars that have been spent on reconstruction. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Blood Money

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 7, 2006
Last Aired:
Oct 14, 2006

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  • Oct 07, 2006 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 09, 2006 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 2006 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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