Book Discussion on Thugs

Micah Halpern talked about his book, Thugs: How History’s Most Notorious Despots Transformed the World Through Terror, Tyranny, and… read more

Micah Halpern talked about his book, Thugs: How History’s Most Notorious Despots Transformed the World Through Terror, Tyranny, and Mass Murder, published by Thomas Nelson. In his book Mr. Halpern contended that history must not ignore the exploits of tyrannical leaders. He detailed 56 former and current world leaders that range from Hitler and Pol Pot to Kim Jong-Il and Saddam Hussein. He examined how their tenures affected their countries and the larger world. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Thugs

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200784-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 1, 2007
Last Aired:
Sep 10, 2007

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  • Sep 01, 2007 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 08, 2007 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 2007 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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