Book Discussion on American Spartan

Ann Scott Tyson talked about her book American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant, in… read more

Ann Scott Tyson talked about her book American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant, in which she tells the story of Special Forces Major Jim Gant, who gained the support of General David Petraeus to embed special forces soldiers in Afghan villages and to have these forces fight along side Afgan soldiers against Al Qaeda and the Taliban. Ms. Tyson spoke at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, Washington. close

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Book Discussion on American Spartan

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318864-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Lake Forest Park, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Apr 20, 2014
Last Aired:
May 30, 2014

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  • Apr 20, 2014 | 11:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2014 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2014 | 3:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 11, 2014 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • May 30, 2014 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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