At the Chautauqua Institution's 2008 season, Chris Hedges, a journalist and author specializing in American and Middle Eastern politics and society, discusses his book Losing Moses on the Freeway: The Ten Commandments in America.
Chris Hedges is a journalist and author, specializing in American and Middle Eastern politics and society. He has written for Foreign Affairs, Granta, Harpers, Mother Jones, National Geographic and The New York Review of Books.
He is the author of War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning - a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction. His other books are What Every Person Should Know About War and Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America.
Chris Hedges remembers the painful repercussions after he spoke out against the war in Iraq.
After losing his job at the New York Times, Hedges regained his freedom and lost his muzzle; he now is free to call the
invasion of Iraq to be the "worst foreign debacle of US history" and a symbol of "moral depravity and criminality."