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Steven Pressfield

Steven Pressfield is an American novelist and author of screenplays, principally of military historical fiction set in classical antiquity. His historical fiction is well-researched, but for the sake of dramatic flow, Pressfield may alter some details, like the sequence of events, or make use of jarring contemporary terms and place names, his stated aim being an attempt to capture the spirit of the times. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Steven Pressfield has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2006 Call-In. Most common tag: Military.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • <em>The Lion's Gate</em>

    The Lion's Gate

    Steven Pressfield talked about his book, The Lion’s Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War, in which he chronicles the…

  • <em>The Warrior Ethos</em>

    The Warrior Ethos

    Steven Pressfield examined the evolution of the warrior code of honor and mental toughness that has been adopted by soldiers…

  • War in Afghanistan Roundtable

    War in Afghanistan Roundtable

    Steven Pressfield and Sean Naylor talked about the history of war in Afghanistan and the conflict there since the U.S. invasion in…

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