Dragons of Expectation

Mr. Conquest talked about his book Dragons of Expectation: Reality and Delusion in the Course Of History, published by W.W. Norton and… read more

Mr. Conquest talked about his book Dragons of Expectation: Reality and Delusion in the Course Of History, published by W.W. Norton and Company. In it, the author examined the French Enlightenment and Enlightenment ideals as well as the impact of the movement on modern western thought. He discussed with Mr. Jowitt differences between perception and reality in different political situations throughout history. Mr. Jowitt also asked him questions submitted by members of the audience. close

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  • Robert Conquest Research Fellow Hoover Institution at Stanford University
  • Kenneth Jowitt Professor University of California, Berkeley->Political Science Department

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Dragons of Expectation

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Program ID:
185685-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Feb 27, 2005 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 15, 2005 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 27, 2005 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 18, 2005 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 15, 2005 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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