Book Discussion on American Fascists

Chris Hedges talked about his book American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America, published by Free Press. A former… read more

Chris Hedges talked about his book American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America, published by Free Press. A former New York Times foreign correspondent and Harvard Divinity School graduate, Hedges warned that the Christian Right is threatening a tolerant, free American society. He said that the movement’s ideological ancestors are the Italian and German fascist movements of the early 20th century. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. 

Hedges was part of a New York Times' team of foreign correspondents that won a 2002 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of global terrorism. He also wrote Losing Moses on the Freeway and other books. close

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

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Book Discussion on American Fascists

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 28, 2007
Last Aired:
May 23, 2007

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  • Jan 28, 2007 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 04, 2007 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 11, 2007 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2007 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 23, 2007 | 12:36am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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