David Hackworth

David Hackworth

Colonel David Haskell Hackworth , also known as "'Hack'," was an American Korean War and Vietnam War veteran who received many combat decorations for heroism in both wars. Hackworth is known for his role in the creation and command of Tiger Force, a military unit formed during the Vietnam War to apply guerrilla warfare tactics to the fight against Vietcong guerrilla fighters. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
David Hackworth has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Booknotes as a Colonel for the U.S. Army.

Appearances by Title:c. October 2, 1994 - Present Editor, [Newsweek] Videos: 4


Colonel, U.S. Army c. January 17, 1991 - c. October 2, 1994 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Steel My Soldier's Heart</em>

    Steel My Soldier's Heart

    David Hackworth is the co-author of Steel My Soldiers' Hearts, a memoir of the Vietnam war written with his wife, Eilhys England…

  • <em>The Price of Honor: A Novel</em>

    The Price of Honor: A Novel

    Mr. Hackworth talked about his book The Price of Honor: A Novel, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is about the…

  • <em>Hazardous Duty</em>

    Hazardous Duty

    Colonel Hackworth talked about his new book, Hazardous Duty: America’s Most Decorated Living Soldier Reports from the Front…

  • C-SPAN Sunday Journal

    C-SPAN Sunday Journal

    Interviews, video clips and vignettes illustrated the political issues and events of the previous week, including the status…

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