Book Discussion on The Sutras of Abu Ghraib

Aidan Delgado talked about his book The Sutras of Abu Ghraib: Notes from a Conscientious Objector (Beacon Press; August 15, 2007). In his… read more

Aidan Delgado talked about his book The Sutras of Abu Ghraib: Notes from a Conscientious Objector (Beacon Press; August 15, 2007). In his book he explored his experience as a U.S. solider in Iraq, stationed at Abu Ghraib prison. His Buddhist beliefs contributed to his evolving objections to the war. He talked about his background, why he joined the army, and his experience becoming a conscientious objector. 

He was interviewed on the Book TV Bus while at the St. Petersburg Times Annual Festival of Reading. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Location:
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Apr 19, 2008
Last Aired:
Jun 14, 2009

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  • Apr 19, 2008 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jul 13, 2008 | 8:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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