Info: Our guest is author and co-founder of CODEPINK, Medea Benjamin. She discusses her new book, “Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control,” and explains why she believes the use of military drones should be stopped. She talks about what motivated her in her early years to become an activist for peace, and provides insight into CODEPINK’s origins and motivations. She discusses many of her disruptions of congressional hearings and public appearances, and talks about the experience of spending overnight time in jail. She reflects on her early days of activism and recalls how the Vietnam War inspired her first protest. She shares stories from her visits to pre-war Iraq, including an encounter with a border guard in Iraq who was studying Hebrew. She responds to accusations by critics that she is anti-American by saying she would describe herself as a “passionate American.” She reveals many of the tactics her group employs in organizing demonstrations, and talks about the varied receptions her outbreaks receive from committee chairmen.