After Words with Jon Krakauer
Jon Krakauer talked about his book Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman (Doubleday (September 15, 2009). It is a biography of… read more
Jon Krakauer talked about his book Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman (Doubleday (September 15, 2009). It is a biography of professional football player Pat Tillman who enlisted as a U.S. Army Ranger after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Mr. Tillman was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan in April of 2004. Mr. Krakauer talked about Pat Tillman’s life and character. He focused on the cover-up of the circumstances of his death and the propaganda uses that were made of Mr. Tillman. He also talked about his research, including spending time embedded in the Army in Afghanistan and the cooperation of the Tillman family. The guest interviewer was Sean Naylor.
Jon Krakauer is the author of Eiger Dreams, Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven.
Sean Naylor is a senior writer for Army Times and author of Not a Good Day to Die: The Untold Story of Operation Anaconda. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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