Book Discussion on The World According to TomDispatch
Tom Engelhardt, editor of The World According to TomDispatch (Verso Books), and Michael Schwartz, a contributor to the book, recounted… read more
Tom Engelhardt, editor of The World According to TomDispatch (Verso Books), and Michael Schwartz, a contributor to the book, recounted stories from their book, which is about America’s war on terror and the invasion of Iraq. TomDispatch.com is an online forum that hosts such commentators as Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Chalmers Johnson, and Rebecca Solnit. Professor Engelhardt and Dr. Schwartz responded to questions from the audience.
Tom Engelhardt, senior editor at Pantheon from 1976 to 1990, is currently a consulting editor at Metropolitan Books and a fellow at the Nation Institute. His books include The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation and Mission Unaccomplished: Timdispatch Interviews with American Iconoclasts and Dissenters. Over the years, Mr. Engelhardt has edited such authors as John Dower (Embracing Defeat), Art Spiegelman (Maus), Eduardo Galeano (Upside Down World), Ariel Dorfman (The Empire’s Old Clothes), Robert Jay Lifton (Superpower Syndrome), Adam Hochschild (King Leopold’s Ghost), Susan Faludi (Stiffed), Mike Davis (Ecology of Fear), Chalmers Johnson (The Sorrows of Empire), Studs Terkel (Will the Circle Be Unbroken?), and Jonathan Schell (The Unconquerable World). Mr. Engelhardt is editor of TomDispatch.com.
Michael Schwartz is a Sociology professor at State University of New York, Stony Brook. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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