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Dexter Filkins and George Packer on the legacy of Iraq

November 1st, 2012

Episode 289 of 447 episodes

In the current issue of The New Yorker, Dexter Filkins writes about an ex-Marine seeking forgiveness from the family of the Iraqi civilians his unit killed. Here Filkins talks with Nicholas Thompson and George Packer about the ongoing effects of the Iraq War on those who were there, and why the rest of the country has yet to deal with the legacy of a war we largely ignored. Also: Hilton Als on the Barbra Streisand persona.

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