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Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges talked about the state of U.S. government and journalism and how he became a journalist after beginning his career as a minister. He… read more

Chris Hedges talked about the state of U.S. government and journalism and how he became a journalist after beginning his career as a minister. He also talked about his book Collateral Damage: America’s War Against Iraqi Civilians (Nation Books, June 2, 2008). For the book Mr. Hedges and his co-author Laila Al-Arian interviewed members of the U.S. military who told them about Americans actions against Iraqi civilians and how those actions have impacted the Iraqi view of U.S. forces there.

Chris Hedges is a former Middle East bureau chief for The New York Times. In 2002 he was part of the team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of global terrorism. He has also worked for The Christian Science Monitor, National Public Radio, and The Dallas Morning News. Currently he is a distinguished fellow at Princeton and a senior fellow at The Nation Institute. His previous books include War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning. close

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Q&A with Chris Hedges

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 27, 2008 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 28, 2008 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jul 27, 2008 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 27, 2008 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 28, 2008 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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