The American Way of War: Guided Missiles, Misguided Men, and a Republic in Peril (Compact Disc)

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From the acclaimed creator of the award-winning documentary Why We Fight comes a deeply thought-provoking and revelatory examination of the deepest roots of American war-making and its troubling implications for the fate of American democracy.

About the Author


Eugene Jarecki is an award-winning dramatic and documentary filmmaker based in New York. His works include Why We Fight, which won the 2005 Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival; The Trials of Henry Kissinger, which won the 2002 Amnesty International Award and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award; Quest of the Carib Canoe; and Season of the Lifterbees, which won the Time Warner Grand Prize at the Aspen Film Festival. He attended Princeton University and New York University, then worked for some years directing stage plays before turning to film. In addition to his work in film, Jarecki is also the founder and executive director of the Eisenhower Project, an academic public policy group dedicated to studying the forces that shape American foreign policy. He is also a visiting fellow at Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies. David Drummond has made his living as an actor for over twenty-five years, appearing on stages large and small throughout the country and in Seattle, Washington, his hometown. He has narrated over thirty audiobooks for Tantor, in genres ranging from current political commentary to historical nonfiction, from fantasy to military, and from thrillers to humor. He received an AudioFile Earphones Award for his first audiobook, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay. When not narrating, David keeps busy writing plays and stories for children.

Praise for The American Way of War: Guided Missiles, Misguided Men, and a Republic in Peril…


"As timely as today's headlines.... [Jarecki] knows how to ask the important questions, and he keeps asking until he gets the answers." ---Senator Patrick Leahy

Product Details ISBN-10: 1400139805
ISBN-13: 9781400139804
Published: Tantor Media, 12/01/2008
Language: English