Saturday , October 31 2020

“U.S. and Iraq One Year Later: Right to Get In? Wrong to Get Out?”

Certainly the central topic of our time, and with this group debating the fur is sure to fly. Go Hitch!

    KCRW TO AIR FESTIVAL OF BOOKS DEBATE:
    “U.S. and Iraq One Year Later: Right to Get In? Wrong to Get Out?”

    On Monday, April 26th, from 2 to 4 PM Pacific (5-7 PM Eastern), join KCRW for an intense debate on the most heated topic of our time. The original debate took place on the eve of the war in Iraq. Now, STEVE WASSERMAN, editor of the Los Angeles Times Book Review, brings the four contenders together again for a discussion of the “U.S. and Iraq One Year Later: Right to Get In? Wrong to Get Out?” Hear writers CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, ROBERT SCHEER, MARK DANNER and human rights expert MICHAEL IGNATIEFF as they square off.

    The panel will be RECORDED BEFORE A LIVE AUDIENCE AT ROYCE HALL on April 25th, during the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

    Robert Scheer: Syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times; co-host of KCRW’s Left, Right & Center; and co-author of “The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told us About Iraq.”

    Christopher Hitchens: Longtime columnist ousted from The Nation magazine for his views on Iraq; noted author, opinion maker and reporter.

    Mark Danner: Writer for The New Yorker magazine.

    Michael Ignatieff: Carr Professor of Human Rights Practice, the Director of the Carr Center of Human Rights Policy at Harvard University and a noted writer on human rights issues.

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