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  • emThe Reproach of Hungerem
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    The Reproach of Hunger

    David Rieff talked about his book The Reproach of Hunger: Food, Justice, and Money in the Twenty-First Century, in which he questions whether ending extreme poverty and hunger around the…

    632 views
  • emWhat Orwell Didnt Knowem
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    What Orwell Didn't Know

    A panel discussion was held by contributors to What Orwell Didn’t Know: Propaganda and the New Face of American Politics, published by PublicAffairs. On the 60th anniversary of George Orwell’s essay on…

    524 views
  • After Words with David Rieff
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    After Words with David Rieff

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  • Are We Making the World Safe for Democracy
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    Are We Making the World Safe for Democracy?

    Five authors debated the question “Are We Making the World Safe for Democracy?” Among the issues they addressed were U.S. foreign policy goals, the history of democratic institutions in the U.S.,…

    200 views
  • Human Rights Since 911
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    Human Rights Since 9/11

    On a panel titled "Interrogation or Torture: Human Rights After 9/11", five authors talked about legal and practical definitions of torture, historical precedents for torture and other…

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  • Points of View
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    Points of View

    Mr. Hitchens and Mr. Rieff each talked about his book, with an emphasis on the use of language, euphemisms, definitions of words, and in reference to Iraq and North Korea. After their…

    1,060 views
  • Reporting on Wars The Moral Dimension
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    Reporting on Wars: The Moral Dimension

    A panel of war correspondents discussed how they became “conflict reporters” and their past assignments. They talked about the effect journalism has on events and about the reactions of the…

    109 views
  • Washington Friday Journal
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    Washington Friday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the mornig newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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