Spring 2006 Anschutz Lecture: Chris Hedges

Thu, Apr 20, 2006, 4:30 pm
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Program in American Studies

Chris Hedges was a foreign correspondent for nearly twenty years in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and the Balkans. He was a member of The New York Times team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for the paper's coverage of global terrorism, and he received the 2002 Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism. He is the author of the highly acclaimed War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. Hedges, who graduated from Harvard Divinity School, is currently writing a book on the Christian Right and its role in American society. His latest book is Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America.