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July 27, 2008
Chris Hedges
Author, "Collateral Damage"
Chris Hedges BIO:
CURRENT:
· Senior Fellow, The Nation Institute
· Columnist, Truthdig

PREVIOUS:
· Middle East Bureau Chief, The New York Times
· Christian Science Monitor
· Dallas Morning News
· National Public Radio
· Covered wars in Bosnia, Kosovo, El Salvador

BOOKS:
· "I Don't Believe in Athiests" (2008)
· "American Fascists" (2007)
· "Losing Moses on the Freeway" (2005)
· "What Every Person Should Know About War"(2003)
·"War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (2002)

AWARDS:
· Part of team to win the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of global terrorism (2002)

EDUCATION:
· BA in English Literature, Colgate University
· Masters in Divinity, Harvard Divinity School


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Info: His latest book is called "Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians." Hedges and his co-author Laila Al-Arian interviewed US military eyewitnesses 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. He is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute. His previous books include "War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning."





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