The Patten Lecture Series
Writer, Washington Post and Center for a New American Security
February 6, 2014
David Finkel is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and renowned war correspondent. For the past three decades, he has reported around the world, from the refugee camps of Kosovo to the death row cells of Florida. A visionary journalist and author, his work reveals the human toll of global strife.
Based on months of his immersion reporting in the midst of combat, Finkel’s acclaimed nonfiction book “The Good Soldiers” chronicles an infantry battalion fighting for survival on the streets of Baghdad at the height of the surge.
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