The Shield of Achilles

Mr. Bobbitt discusses his book The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace, and the Course of History, published by Alfred A. Knopf.

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The Shield of Achilles

Program ID:
Public Affairs Event
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 22, 2003 | 11:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 24, 2003 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 22, 2003 | 11:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2003 | 12:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 2003 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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