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Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

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10:16p
Listen to the NPR interview:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5325069

Overthrow : America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

by Stephen Kinzer

Stephen Kinzer has had a peripatetic tenure at The New York Times. He has reported from more than 50 countries and served as the paper's bureau chief in Turkey, Germany and Nicaragua.

He employs that far-flung perspective to examine America's history of regime change in his new book, Overthrow.

Though Iraq is the most recent example of the United States exerting its power to alter another country's leadership, Kinzer notes that it is certainly not the first. He notes that Iraq "was the culmination of a 110-year period during which Americans overthrew fourteen governments that displeased them for various ideological, political, and economic reasons." Kinzer discusses the book with Terry Gross.

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