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3:01 am
Thu December 20, 2007

12/21/07: Charlie Wilson's War

Salt Lake City, UT – Today on RadioWest we're rebroadcasting our conversation with the late journalist George Crile. When the last Soviet soldier left Afghanistan in 1989, officials and operatives of the Central Intelligence Agency celebrated it as their victory. It was a maverick, liberal congressman from Texas - Charlie Wilson - who had got the US involved. We spoke with Crile in 2003 about the unintended consequences of a secret war. (Rebroadcast)

  • A new feature film based on Crile's book opens today around the country. Charlie Wilson's War stars Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Philip Seymour Hoffman

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