Book Discussion on They Knew They Were Right

The Nixon Center hosted a luncheon discussion on Jacob Heilbrunn’s book They Knew They Were Right: The Rise of the Necons, published… read more

The Nixon Center hosted a luncheon discussion on Jacob Heilbrunn’s book They Knew They Were Right: The Rise of the Necons, published that day by Doubleday. In his book he discusses the history of the neoconservative movement, profiles key players in this ideological camp, and analyzes how these thinkers gained such prominence in the Bush administration. In this presentation Mr. Heilbrunn summarized his analysis of the neoconservative political movement as a whole and its individual members. This was followed by comments by Nixon Center Board members Grover Norquist and Dov Zakheim. Then the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Mr. Simes moderated the discussion. close

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200665-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 27, 2008
Last Aired:
Feb 10, 2008

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  • Jan 27, 2008 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 27, 2008 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 09, 2008 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2008 | 1:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
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