Book Discussion on The Secret History of the American Empire

John Perkins talked about his book, The Secret History of the American Empire: Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and the Truth about Global… read more

John Perkins talked about his book, The Secret History of the American Empire: Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and the Truth about Global Corruption, published by Dutton. It is a follow-up to his 2005 book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. Mr. Perkins argued that the United States uses its foreign policy to further U.S. business interests around the globe, often to the detriment of poor countries. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.

Dream Change is a nonprofit organization that promotes sustainable development. Mr. Perkins is a former international business consultant. close

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Book Discussion on The Secret History of the American Empire

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199063-1
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 23, 2007
Last Aired:
Apr 27, 2009

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  • Jun 23, 2007 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 24, 2007 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 15, 2007 | 6:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2009 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2009 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 27, 2009 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 27, 2009 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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