In Depth with Rick Atkinson

Rick Atkinson, a Pulitzer Prize- and Polk Award-winning journalist, talked about his life and career. Topics included the liberation… read more

Rick Atkinson, a Pulitzer Prize- and Polk Award-winning journalist, talked about his life and career. Topics included the liberation of Europe in World War II, the Iraq War, and the Persian Gulf War a decade earlier. He responded to electronic communications and viewer telephone calls, including a special line for World War II veterans.

A video clip was shown of Mr. Atkinson speaking February 6, 2003, about the role of a war correspondent. 

Mr. Atkinson is the author of six non-fiction books, including:

The Long Gray Line; Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War; In the Company of Soldiers: A Chronicle of Combat; and the Liberation Trilogy, including the 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa; and The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy; and concluding in 2013 with The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 2, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 2013

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  • Jun 02, 2013 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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