Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts

Robert Kaplan talked about his book Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts: The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground, published… read more

Robert Kaplan talked about his book Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts: The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground, published by Random House. He provided a ground-level portrait of the global war on terrorism on several continents, and a firsthand account of how U.S. soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen are protecting sea-lanes, providing disaster relief, contending with the military rise of China, fighting the war in Iraq, and crafting contingency plans for wars with North Korea and Iran. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions.

Mr. Kaplan has written numerous books, including Balkan Ghosts and Imperial Grunts. close

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Program ID:
200821-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 23, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 01, 2007 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Sep 23, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2007 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 01, 2007 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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