Dexter Filkins

Dexter Filkins

Dexter Filkins is an American journalist known primarily for his coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for the 'New York Times'. He was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for his dispatches from Afghanistan, and he won a Pulitzer in 2009 as part of a team of 'Times' reporters for their dispatches from Pakistan and Afghanistan. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Dexter Filkins has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 Interview as a Correspondent for the Baghdad of the New York Times. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 324 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2), Bernard "Mick" E. Trainor (2). Most common tags: Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10), Vietnam War.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2009 - Present Correspondent, Foreign Affairs, [New York Times] Videos: 1


Fellow, Nieman Fellowships Program, Harvard University c. January 1, 2007 - c. December 31, 2007 Videos: 1 Correspondent, Baghdad, [New York Times] c. March 1, 2003 - c. August 1, 2006 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • War Panel

    War Panel

    The panelists talked about the phenomenon of strategically directed terror in militarized conflicts. Dexter Filkins talked about…

  • <em>The Forever War</em>

    The Forever War

    Dexter Filkins talked about his book The Forever War, which is about his experiences covering Iraq and Afghanistan between…

  • <em>The Coldest Winter</em>

    The Coldest Winter

    Panelists talked about the life and work of the late David Halberstam, focusing on his final book, The Coldest Winter: America and the…

  • Comparing Vietnam and Iraq

    Comparing Vietnam and Iraq

    Panelists who had been witnesses to the conflicts talked about comparisons between the wars in Vietnam and Iraq. Craig Whitney moderated. The…

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