Mark Bowden | Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam
Tue, July 11, 2017 7:30 P.M.
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In conversation with Bill Marrimow, Editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer
“One of the most intense, visceral” (Philadelphia Inquirer) writers of our time, Mark Bowden is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and Vanity Fair and is the author of numerous New York Times bestselling books of investigative journalism, including the classic of war reporting, the National Book Award-nominated Black Hawk Down. Bowden’s other books include Killing Pablo, winner of the Overseas Press Club’s Cornelius Ryan Award for book of the year; Guests of the Ayatollah, listed by Newsweek as one of the “50 Books for Our Times”; and The Three Battles of Wanat, a collection of his best long-form war, cultural, and sports essays. Using unprecedented archives and interviews with participants from both sides, Bowden’s latest book narrates every stage of the Vietnam War’s most pivotal and bloody battle.
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