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Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times

George Crile

ISBN:

9780802143419

Publisher:

Grove Pr

Publication Date:

2007

Binding:

Softcover

Synopsis:
Follows the work of the east Texas congressman and House Defense Appropriation Committee member to fund the arming of the Mujahideen after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, citing his controversial habits, passion to support Pakistan, and friendship with President Zia. Reissue. 150,000 first printing. (A Universal Pictures film, directed by Mike Nichols, written by Aaron Sorkin, releasing Fall 2007, starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, & Philip Seymour Hoffman) (History -- United States)

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