Book Discussion on About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior

David Hackworth, author of About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior, discusses his experience, success, and eventual disillusionment… read more

David Hackworth, author of About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior, discusses his experience, success, and eventual disillusionment in the U.S. Army. After rising to the rank of colonel, Mr. Hackworth retired after serving four years in Vietnam, citing his displeasure with the U.S. war effort and denouncing it on national television. Mr. Hackworth also discusses the problems of writing an accurate war story and his current involvement with the anti-nuclear movement. close

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Book Discussion on About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior

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Program ID:
7378-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 7, 1989
Last Aired:
Jul 27, 2013

Airing Details

  • May 07, 1989 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 07, 1989 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 08, 1989 | 6:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 08, 1989 | 4:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 1999 | 6:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 30, 2000 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 01, 2000 | 10:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 08, 2003 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 09, 2003 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 08, 2005 | 3:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 27, 2013 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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