Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 12, 2014.
This event was part of the In Pursuit of Cultural Freedom lecture series.
Ann Jones is a journalist, photographer, and the author of numerous works of nonfiction, including Women Who Kill, Kabul in Winter, and War Is Not Over When It’s Over. Since 2001, she has worked intermittently as a humanitarian volunteer in conflict and post-conflict countries in the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and Central and South Asia. Jones has reported from Afghanistan and the Middle East on the impact of war on civilians, and has embedded with American forces in Afghanistan to report on war’s impact on soldiers.
Jones writes for The Nation, The Guardian, and TomDispatch.com. Her most recent work is They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars – The Untold Story.
In this episode she is introduced by Andrew Bacevich and then gave a talk. The companion Conversation episode may be found here.
You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there.
Additional photos of this event are available on Flickr.