Iraq War Debate

George Galloway and Christopher Hitchens debated the war in Iraq. There were insults and claims of falsehood from both men on a… read more

George Galloway and Christopher Hitchens debated the war in Iraq. There were insults and claims of falsehood from both men on a variety of war-related topics. There also was a great deal of booing and cheering from the audience. 

George Galloway, who opposes the war in Iraq, is a former member of the British Parliament and the author of Mr. Galloway Goes to Washington: The Brit Who Set Congress Straight about Iraq, published by The New Press. The book tells the story of his recent appearance before the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, where he verbally attacked U.S. senators while responding to charges related to Iraq’s oil-for-food program.

Christopher Hitchens, who supports the war in Iraq, is the author of Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays and Blood, Class and Empire: The Enduring Anglo-American Relationship published by Thunder’s Mouth, Nation Books, and A Long Short War: The Postponed Liberation of Iraq, published by Plume.

The debate was moderated by Amy Goodman, author of The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them, published by Hyperion. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Galloway, George Member, House of Commons (Former) United Kingdom (Labour)
  • Goodman, Amy Host and Executive Producer Pacifica Radio->Democracy Now!
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 17, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 16, 2005

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  • Sep 17, 2005 | 9:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 18, 2005 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 19, 2005 | 5:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 25, 2005 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2005 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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