Alice Walker and Winter Soldier
Interviews with Alice Walker, IVAW member Sgt. Matthis Chiroux and Aaron Glantz
In an open letter to Barack Obama, Alice Walker wrote, “Seeing you take your rightful place, based solely on your wisdom, stamina and character, is a balm for the weary warriors of hope, previously only sung about.”
Amy Goodman also interviews IVAW member Sgt. Matthis Chiroux, who refused an Iraq deployment after fighting in Afghanistan; and Aaron Glantz, an independent journalist who reported extensively from Iraq and has been covering the stories of American military veterans since his return.
Original air date: 11 November 2008
Alice Walker Interview 2006