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 Talk Nation Radio 
 His latest piece in and his forthcoming book
 Chris Hedges, journalist and author, John Murphy, organizer with COW, Citizens Oppose War, in Connecticut
 Dori Smith  
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John Murphy of COW reports on demonstration at Coast Guard Commencement in CT. Chris Hedges on his new book, Empire of Illusion, The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle. Related headlines, Afghan civilian deaths, media.
produced by Dori Smith

Chris Hedges writes a weekly column for published every Monday. He is a prolific writer and his new book is due out in July. It is available by pre order from various booksellers including Amazon.

clips: NPR, US State Dept., Secretary of State Hillary Clinton video: May 6, 2009: Remarks by Secretary Clinton, President Karzai of Afghanistan and President Zardari of Pakistan at the U.S.-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral Consultations II, in the Benjamin Franklin Room.

Music, Fritz Heede

COW, Citizens Oppose War.
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