Robert Fisk - The Great War for Civilisation

Robert Fisk read excerpts from his new book, The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East, published by Vintage. The book covers Mr. Fisk's thirty years of reporting from the Middle East. He was interviewed by Laura Flanders about the politics, wars, and civil upheavals in the Middle East. He also responded to questions submitted by audience members. Robert Fisk was the recipient of the Lannan Foundation's 2006 Lifetime Achievement Prize for Cultural Freedom. This program of the Lannan Foundation and The Nation Institute was held at New York City Town Hall.

DATE: MAR 4, 2007