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George Packer Discusses His New Book About Richard Holbrooke

Clip: 05/09/2019 | 2m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

No one symbolizes the strength of personality driving US goals for peace more than legendary diplomat Richard Holbrooke, who toiled for more than 50 years in Vietnam, Afghanistan, Bosnia and elsewhere to try to bring America's wars to an end. It's all portrayed in enthralling detail in a new biography by George Packer, who joins the program from Washington.

Aired: 05/09/19

Rating: NR

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