Seduction of War

A panel of authors talked about their books about the appeal of war. Topics included definitions of honor, group cohesiveness, the… read more

A panel of authors talked about their books about the appeal of war. Topics included definitions of honor, group cohesiveness, the testing of masculinity, and aggression. After their presentations the authors answered audience members' questions. 

Ms. Power wrote A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide. Mr. Braudy wrote From Chivalry to Terrorism. Mr. Hedges wrote War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. Mr. Hillman wrote A Terrible Love of War. Mr. Swofford wrote Jarhead: A Marine’s Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles. close

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Seduction of War

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Program ID:
181453-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 24, 2004
Last Aired:
Jul 6, 2004

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  • Apr 24, 2004 | 8:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2004 | 2:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2004 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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