Book Discussion on Among the Dead Cities

A.C. Grayling talked about his book Among the Dead Cities: The History and Moral Legacy of the WWII Bombing of Civilians in Germany and… read more

A.C. Grayling talked about his book Among the Dead Cities: The History and Moral Legacy of the WWII Bombing of Civilians in Germany and Japan, published by Walker and Company. He examined the morality of Allied air attacks on civilians during WWII. He was joined by Christopher Hitchens, the author of Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays, published by Thunder’s Mouth Press, to debate whether the targeting of civilians can be justified in times of war. After their presentations and discussion, they answered audience members' questions. close

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

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Book Discussion on Among the Dead Cities

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192374-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Debate
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 7, 2006
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2006

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  • May 07, 2006 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 28, 2006 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 2006 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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