The Realities of War
Chris Hedges is the author of War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, published by PublicAffairs.
Mr. Hedges spoke to students about the myths and costs of war, and about his experiences in various war zones as a war correspondent. He… read more
Mr. Hedges spoke to students about the myths and costs of war, and about his experiences in various war zones as a war correspondent. He also talked about opposition to warfare, social and political activism in response to violence and warfare, and representations of war through the eyes of the press. The event was moderated by Mr. Mileweski and Mr. Hedges responded to questions from students in the audience.
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Chris Hedges Professor (Former) Princeton University->Journalism
John Milewski Host Close Up Foundation
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Politics and the Media
A panel discussion was held on politics and the media, moderated by Mr. Milewski. Topics included the relationship…
Impact of Media Reports on Iraq
A panel moderated by Mr. Milewski talked about coverage of events in Iraq and the impact on the homefront of news…
Mr. Burden talked about the book he edited, The Blog of War: Front-Line Dispatches from Soldiers in Iraq and…
Q&A with Chris Hedges
Chris Hedges talked about the state of U.S. government and journalism and how he became a journalist after beginning his…