Embedded journalist shares Iraqi combat experiences Evan Wright, best-selling author of Generation Kill, the first hand account of a Marine platoon in combat on the front lines in Iraq, will discuss his personal experiences in the war at The University of South Dakota Oct. 26 at 7 p.m.
Wright's presentation will provide a perspective of the conflict only possible from someone who actually experienced it. �
For his coverage of the war, Wright was awarded the National Magazine Award for Excellence in Reporting. He has also made special guest appearances on Lou Dobbs Tonight, The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity and Colmes, Hardball with Chris Mathews, and the Dennis Miller show. Currently his stories from Iraq are being turned into a mini-series for HBO.
The event is sponsored by the Program Council, Farber Fund, and Idea Program. A reception and book signing will immediately follow.