Book Discussion on A Better War

Mr. Sorley spoke about his book, A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and the Final Tragedy of America’s Last Years in… read more

Mr. Sorley spoke about his book, A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and the Final Tragedy of America’s Last Years in Vietnam, published by Harcourt Brace on June 3, 1999, and about its relavence to the current debate over military policy in Afghanistan. In his book, Mr. Sorley concentrated on the second half of the war, arguing that General Creighton Abrams' strategy almost succeeded, at least until political leadership in the U.S. let victory slip away. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communication. close

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Book Discussion on A Better War

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 11, 2009
Last Aired:
Oct 24, 2009

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  • Oct 11, 2009 | 8:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Oct 15, 2009 | 4:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 24, 2009 | 8:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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