Presswatch on 04/29/10

Air date: 
Thu, 04/29/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Pratap Chatterjee on "Halliburton's Army"

Theresa Mitchell hosts a special hour-long Presswatch with guest Pratap Chatterjee about his new book,  Halliburton's Army: How a Well-Connected Texas Oil Company Revolutionized the Way America Makes War."

Pratap Chatterjee is an award-winning investigative journalist and producer, and the managing editor of CorpWatch. He is the author of Iraq, Inc.: A Profitable Occupation and The Earth Brokers. He hosted a weekly radio show on KPFA in Berkeley, California, was global environment editor for InterPress Service and has freelanced extensively for the Financial Times, the Guardian and The Independent of London. He has appeared as a commentator on numerous radio and television shows including BBC World Service, CNN International, Democracy Now!, Fox News and MSNBC. Chatterjee has won five Project Censored awards as well as a Silver Reel from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters for his work in Afghanistan and the best business story award from the National Newspaper Association. The winner of a Lannan Cultural Freedom Award, Chatterjee lives in northern California and can be contacted via


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