Book Discussion on The Outlaw State: Saddam's Quest for Power

Ms. Sciolino talked about her book The Outlaw State: Saddam Hussein’s Quest for Power and the Gulf Crisis, published by John… read more

Ms. Sciolino talked about her book The Outlaw State: Saddam Hussein’s Quest for Power and the Gulf Crisis, published by John Wiley and Sons. It chronicled the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. She described the role of April Glaspie, the American ambassador to Iraq, in the days preceding the invasion and the rise to power of Saddam Hussein. 

Ms. Sciolino described the differences between Iran and Iraq and explained the purpose of her numerous visits to the Middle East. close

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Book Discussion on The Outlaw State: Saddam's Quest for Power

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Program ID:
20073-1
Category:
Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 4, 1991
Last Aired:
Aug 7, 2005

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  • Aug 04, 1991 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 04, 1991 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 1991 | 2:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 1991 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 05, 1991 | 10:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 2001 | 9:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 23, 2005 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 02, 2005 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 02, 2005 | 1:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2005 | 1:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2005 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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