A discussion of the aftermath of September 11: the Bush Administration's war on terrorism, the invasion of Iraq, the prison abuse scandal at Abu Ghraib, and what comes next. Mr. Hersh will also talk about his career and the status of investigative journalism in America.
Seymour M. Hersh has been writing about American politics and foreign policy for The New Yorker since 1971. His books include The Dark Side of Camelot; The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Award for biography in 1983; My Lai 4: A Report on the Massacre and Its Aftermath; and Cover-Up, about the Army's secret investigation of My Lai 4, which first appeared in The New Yorker. He received the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1970 for his exclusive disclosure of the My Lai tragedy. His most recent book, Chain of Command, about the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, much of which was first published in The New Yorker, came out in September. Three of his New Yorker Annals of National Security articles won the National Magazine Award for public-interest journalism this year.
David Remnick is the editor of The New Yorker. Download and start listening now!