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William Dalrymple's 'Return of a King' (Complete)

NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 — Historian William Dalrymple launches his new book, The Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, with a vivid account of the ill-fated first Western invasion of Afghanistan, and its parallels to more recent events in that country. (1 hr., 24 min.)

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