After Words with Larry Kahaner

Larry Kahaner talked about his book AK-47: The Weapon that Changed the Face of War, published by John Wiley and Sons. He described the… read more

Larry Kahaner talked about his book AK-47: The Weapon that Changed the Face of War, published by John Wiley and Sons. He described the rifle’s role in wars from Vietnam to Iraq. According to the author, no tool has spread so much raw power to so many people in so little time in the history of warfare. He gave many examples and told stories about the use of the weapon. The guest interviewer was Peter Singer, who directs a project on 21st century warfare for the Brookings Institution. close

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After Words with Larry Kahaner

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195520-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 9, 2006
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2007

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  • Dec 09, 2006 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 2006 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 2006 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2006 | 5:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 2007 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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