Author of 'Crude World' explores the problems created by oil
Broadcast: Minnesota Public Radio News Presents, 08/21/2012, 12:00 p.m.
Journalist Peter Maass speaks to the Chautauqua Institution about his new book, "Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil." He explores the local and global problems oil has created in Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Russia, Nigeria, Venezuela and beyond.
- Peter Maass: Author and journalist. Former reporter for the New York Times, Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, The New Yorker, and Foreign Policy. 2008 visiting professor at Princeton. 2012 Guggenheim Fellow. Author of "Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War," and "Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil."