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our third author is kim barker whose book "whiskey tango foxtrot (the taliban shuffle mti): strange days in afghanistan and pakistan" about her reporting in afghanistan and pakistan served as the basis for the recent movie whiskey tango foxtrot starring tina fay. her first reporting job with papers in indiana and washington state, after joining the chicago tribune in 2000 when she went abroad and spent 5 years from 2004-2009 as south asia bureau chief based in new jersey and islam about. she writes for the new york times. a times review of her book called at both hilarious and harrowing, two contrasting adjectives that sum up the frequently mixed experience of war reporting. moderating discussion by this impressive group of panelists will be mary jordan, pulitzer prize-winning journalist with washington post. she was based abroad for 14 years in tokyo, mexico city and london, she is currently covering the presidential campaign. you need that for an experience. >> war reporting is easier. >> she told me as we were walking in she just interviewed donald trump today. and we are getting off
>> for book festivals and at 10:25, christiana lamb and kim barker take part on a panel on covering war. all of this on booktv in prime time beginning at 8 eastern on c-span2. >> this week on q&a, a discussion with high school students attending the 54th annual united state senate youth progr program. the students talked about their participation in the program and their plans for the future. c-span: give me your name and where you are from. >> brooke hanes from indiana. c-span: what are we doing here? >> today we will talk about our experiences we had over the week, visiting many places in the nation's capitol and listening to our leaders. >> your name, sir? >> i am alex young and also from indiana. >> what are you been doing this week? >> we have been talking to quest speakers from different departments in the burr and supreme court. but the most important part was interacting with the delegates from washington, d.c., japan and south korea. whether it was talking about politics or what we had for breakfast was probably the best part of the weekend. c-span: any disagreements? >> for su
. >> for book festivals and at 10:25, christiana lamb and kim barker take part on a panel on covering war. all of this on booktv in prime time beginning at 8 eastern on c-span2.
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