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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After Words with Jon Krakauer

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Interview
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 19, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 27, 2009

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  • Sep 19, 2009 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 20, 2009 | 8:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Sep 27, 2009 | 12:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 27, 2009 | 12:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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