Francis J. "Bing" West is an American author and former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs during the Reagan Administration. His 2004 book 'The March Up: Taking Baghdad with the First Marine Division', written with United States Marine Corps General Ray L. Smith, was awarded the Marine Corps Heritage Prize for non-fiction, as well as the Colby Award. Wikipedia*
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Bing West has 18 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 Forum. The year with the most videos was 2005 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 741 views per program. Most appearances with Robb Harleston (3), Paul Orgel (2). Most common tags: Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10), Afghanistan, Iraq War (03/19/03-05/01/03.