“My Trip to Al Qaeda”

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and playwright Lawrence Wright discusses the film adaptation of his one-man show “My Trip to Al Qaeda.” It chronicles fundamentalist Islam’s rise to power, as well as his struggle to maintain objectivity as a journalist in the wake of 9/11.  “My Trip to Al Qaeda” debuts at 9:00 pm, September 7, on HBO.


Lawrence Wright

Comments [2]

travis from Elizabeth, NJ


Just read it.

Oct. 26 2010 07:15 PM
John Day from NY

Is your guest aware that the torture scene in The Siege was featured in the new book, None of Us Were Like This Before? It shows how that torture scene was once used as a cautionary tale -- but was later used as a reason why we should turn to torture, by West Point grads and others. Check it out... It's in Chapter 5 of that incredible book.

Sep. 07 2010 01:12 PM

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