Book Discussion on Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad

Author David Lesch talked about his book, Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad. Among the topics were the rise of Bashar al-Assad in… read more

Author David Lesch talked about his book, Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad. Among the topics were the rise of Bashar al-Assad in Syria, the faith that many in the West had that he would implement reforms in the country, and the Syrian ruler’s turn towards repression and violence in recent years. He responded to questions from the audience. close

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

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  • David W. Lesch Professor Trinity University (San Antonio, TX)->History Department
  • Terry McCarthy President Los Angeles World Affairs Council

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Book Discussion on Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad

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Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Oct 13, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 2013

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  • Oct 13, 2012 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 2012 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 31, 2013 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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