After Words with Bing West

Bing West, former assistant secretary in the Department of Defense under President Reagan, was interviewed about his book No True Glory: A… read more

Bing West, former assistant secretary in the Department of Defense under President Reagan, was interviewed about his book No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah, published by Bantam. He discussed his account of the battle between the U.S. military and the Iraqi insurgents over the control of the city of Fallujah from November 7 through November 13, 2004. He discussed the political, strategic, and tactical problems and lessons that could be drawn from the situation. Some pictures were shown, including bodies hung from a bridge in Fallujah. He was interviewed by Mark Mazzetti, defense correspondent for the Los Angeles Times.

Bing West was an Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs in the Reagan administration. He served in the Marine infantry in Vietnam. He is the author of several books including: The March Up: Taking Baghdad with the U.S. Marines.

Mark Mazzetti is a defense correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He has been a correspondent for U.S. News and World Report, the Economist, and has written for the Washington Monthly, Slate, and Texas Monthly. close

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  • Mark Mazzetti Correspondent Los Angeles Times->Defense Department
  • Bing West Assistant Secretary (Former) Department of Defense->International Security Affairs

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After Words with Bing West

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Program ID:
189336-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 15, 2005 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 25, 2008 | 12:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Oct 15, 2005 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2005 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2005 | 9:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 23, 2005 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2008 | 12:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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