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Impact of Killing Bin Laden

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Mon, 05/09/2011

 What has changed in the "war on terror" as a result of the assassination of Osama Bin Laden?  Dave Finkel is editor of Against the Current and writes often about the Middle East.  Here he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about how the killing of Bin Laden plays out in the region, especially in relation to the on-going uprisings against  dictators.   

19:41 minutes (11.26 MB)

Howard Zinn on the Uses of History

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Mon, 05/09/2011

 Denise Morris reflects on Howard Zinn's understanding of the place of history in our political lives.  

5:17 minutes (3.02 MB)

Zinn on American Exceptionalism

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Mon, 05/09/2011

 Joe Clement is today's Well-read Red, reading from Howard Zinn's  essay "Put Away the Flags," and applying its critique of American Exceptionalism to President Obama's speech announcing the killing of Osama Bid Laden.  Joe also cites Martin Luther King's speech on Vietnam.  

7:16 minutes (4.16 MB)

May 9 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 05/09/2011

 Denise Morris is in the host's chair today, bringing us Bill Resnick's inteview with David Finkel about the killing of Osama Bin Laden, some reflections on Howard Zinn's view of history, and Joe Clement's reading from Zinn's article on American Exceptionalism.  

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35:34 minutes (20.35 MB)

 

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