Book Discussion on Sisters in War

Christina Asquith talked about her book Sisters in War: A Story of Love, Family, and Survival in the New Iraq (Random House; September 29,… read more

Christina Asquith talked about her book Sisters in War: A Story of Love, Family, and Survival in the New Iraq (Random House; September 29, 2009). In her book she tells the story of two Iraqi sisters, a Palestinian-American women’s rights activist, and a female U.S. soldier struggling to bring women’s rights to Iraq. Ms. Asquith, who spent many years reporting in the Middle East, spent two years in Iraq from 2003-2005. She is also the author of The Emergency Teacher: A Year Inside Philadelphia’s Toughest School (Skyhorse Press, 2007) and The Spinsters' War: A Story of Women, Life and Death in Iraq (Random House, 2009).

She was interviewed at the 32nd Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 17, 2009 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Nov 22, 2009
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Mar 29, 2010

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  • Nov 22, 2009 | 11:34am EST | C-SPAN 2
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