BookTV Tonight: Eduardo Galeano

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Tonight at 10 p.m. After Words.
John Dinges interviews Uruguayan poet and political thinker, Eduardo Galeano, author of Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone in which Galeano tells a history of the world through 600 brief stories. (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m., and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

About the Program
Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano talks about his latest book, “Mirrors,” a history of the world told through 600 brief stories. Mr. Galeano is interviewed by Columbia University journalism professor John Dinges, author of “The Condor Years: How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three Continents.” The two men also discussed Mr. Galeano’s 1971 book, “The Open Veins of Latin America,” which Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez gave to President Obama during the Fifth Summit of the Americas.

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