Q&A with Ishmael Beah

Ishmael Beah was interviewed about his book A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. As a boy of 12,… read more

Ishmael Beah was interviewed about his book A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. As a boy of 12, Mr. Beah was forced to become a soldier in Sierra Leone’s civil war. He spoke about his wartime experiences, the impact of violence and conflict on his generation, coming to the United States, and the role of storytelling in his life. close

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Q&A with Ishmael Beah

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Q&A
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 01, 2007 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2007 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 01, 2007 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 2007 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 02, 2007 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 06, 2007 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 2007 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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