American Taliban

Frank Lindh talked about his son, John Walker Lindh, who is known as the “American Taliban.” He was captured with Taliban forces on the battlefield in… read more

Frank Lindh talked about his son, John Walker Lindh, who is known as the “American Taliban.” He was captured with Taliban forces on the battlefield in Afghanistan in 2001, and is now serving a 20-year prison sentence in California. Frank Lindh talked about his son’s life before joining the Taliban, and his reaction to his son’s capture and subsequent prosecution. He discussed the constitutional and human rights issues of the case. During his presentation, Mr. Lindh showed photographs of his son, newspaper clippings, and charts. Following his remarks, he responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. Mr. Tanner moderated the event. close

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Program ID:
190802-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
San Fernando, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 28, 2006 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 07, 2007 | 8:59am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 28, 2006 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 28, 2006 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 30, 2006 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 02, 2006 | 2:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 07, 2007 | 3:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 07, 2007 | 8:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
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