Saturday, February 25, 2012

The Untold War Story

Adam Hochschild, UC Berkeley professor and author most recently of To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918, talks about the largely untold stories of those in England who opposed involvement in WWI, their place in history, and the disastrous consequences of the war itself.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

From Liberation to Assassination

Andrew Bacevich, a retired Army Colonel, Boston University professor, author of Washington Rules, and editor most recently of The Short American Century, talks about the changing face of the so-called global war on terror.

Monday, February 13, 2012

America in Decline

Noam Chomsky, acclaimed linguist, MIT professor, author, and foreign policy critic, talks with Timothy MacBain about the decline of American power and the status of US presence in the Greater Middle East.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

This Blows

Peter Van Buren, long-time State Department employee and author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the War for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, talks about whistleblowers and the increasing measures the US government is taking to silence them.

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

The Big Game

Robert Lipsyte, long-time sports columnist for The New York Times and author most recently of An Accidental Sportswriter, talks about why we should watch the Super Bowl and what it can teach us about American culture.

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