David speaks with CJ Chivers about his latest book, The Gun, which traces the history of the Russian born Kalashnikov rifle. CJ Chivers is an American journalist and author who reports for The New York Times. In the summer of 2007, he was named the newspaper’s Moscow bureau chief, replacing Steven Lee Myers. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 2009 as part of a team of New York Times reporters and photographers awarded for their dispatches from Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Original Air Date: 08-17-2011