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  • QA with Mark Danner
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    Q&A with Mark Danner

    Journalist Mark Danner, who lectures at the University of California, Berkeley, talked about his latest book, Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War, which looks at the 15-year U.S. war on…

  • emStripping the Body Bareem
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    Stripping the Body Bare

    Mark Danner talks about his book of essays which covers such topics as the war on terror, the use of torture by the Bush administration, and U.S. involvement in the Balkans and Haiti. He…

  • Secret Report on CIA Jails
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    Secret Report on CIA Jails

    Appearing by remote access from Berkeley, California, Mark Danner talked about a copy of a report conducted by the International Committee of the Red Cross that he he obtained. The report concluded that the…

  • emThe Secret Way to Warem
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    The Secret Way to War

    Mark Danner talked about his book The Secret Way to War: The Downing Street Memo and the Iraq War’s Buried History, published by New York Review Books. In his book he argued that President…

  • emTorture and Truth  War on Terrorem
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    Torture and Truth: War on Terror

    Some persons may find language in this program to be offensive. Mark Danner talked about his book, Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror, published by New York…

  • The US and Iraq
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    The U.S. and Iraq

    Moderated by Marjorie Miller, panel members discussed the topic, “Iraq: Where Do We Go from Here?” Topics included the insurgency, the U.S. military occupation, the Iraqi government, the…

  • emThe Secret Histories  Hidden Truths That Challenged the Pastem
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    The Secret Histories: Hidden Truths That Challenged the Past

    Mr. Friedman moderated a panel titled “Secret Histories: Uncovering the Past and Influencing the Present” with CBS correspondent Morley Safer and authors who have written book-length…

  • 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…

  • The Future of Neoconservatism
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    The Future of Neoconservatism

    Panelists discussed neoconservatism and the war in Iraq. The panel was moderated by New Yorker staff-writer George Packer. Mr. Adelman’s books include The Defense Revolution: Intelligent Downsizing of…

  • The 2000 Election and Its Aftermath
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    The 2000 Election and Its Aftermath

    Panelists took a critical look at the closely contested presidential election in 2000. They discussed the election and its outcome, and focused on the impact of the election. Panelists also…

  • US and Iraq One Year Later
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    U.S. and Iraq One Year Later

    A panel titled “U.S. and Iraq One Year Later: Right to Get In? Wrong to Get Out?” was held in Royce Hall on the UCLA campus. The panelists each in turn stated differing views about the war in…

  • American Power and the War in Iraq Panel
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    American Power and the War in Iraq Panel

    Mr. Wassesrman was interviewed before the panel began about the history of the festival and the members of the panel. Mr. Wasserman moderated the discussion panel on American Power and the…

  • American Power and the Crisis Over Iraq
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    American Power and the Crisis Over Iraq

    Mr. Wasserman moderated a debate on the use of American power and policy toward Iraq. Among the topics they addressed were the wisdom of potential military action in Iraq, the role of the…

  • Philosophies of emThe New York Timesem
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    Philosophies of The New York Times

    Mr. Sulzberger and Mr. Raines talked about the editorial and business philosophies of The New York Times in a discussion led by Mr. Schell and Mr. Danner. They discussed how decisions are made about foreign…

  • 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…

  • Veterans Combat Experiences
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    Veterans' Combat Experiences

    Medal of Honor recipients recounted their experiences in combat. Historians and authors also commented. After their prepared remarks, the veterans took questions from the audience.

  • Nuclear Arms Control
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    Nuclear Arms Control

    Mr. Danner discussed nuclear arms control and responded to callers' questions. Due to the age of source media, the video breaks up.