Thursday, August 03, 2006

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This was a good program. Check out the transcript. Or go to the ThinkTank website for (I think) the best history of the last dozen years --- political, geo-political, demographic, musical, athletic discussions and often great visuals.

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Henry Kissinger at Large, Part TwoThink Tank is once again joined by one of the towering figures of 20th century American Foreign Policy, Dr. Henry Kissinger. ...moreHenry Kissinger at Large, Part OneThink Tank is joined by one of the towering figures of 20th century American Foreign Policy, Dr. Henry Kissinger. He has ...more



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Orwell’s CenturyAired 2/12/2004The year 2003 marked the centennial of author George Orwell’s birth. Called by some the most important writer of the twentieth century, his legacy is his language: Newspeak, Thought Police, Big Brother. Even his name has become an adjective: Orwellian. Although Orwell disdained what he called "all the smelly little orthodoxies," social critics at many points on the political spectrum claim him as a prime influence. How did his writing shape the twentieth century’s war of ideas? What were Orwell’s own politics? Read the full transcript Christopher Hitchens former columnist for The Nation, and author of the book, "Why Orwell Matters" (released in the United Kingdom as "Orwell’s Victory"). John Rodden author of "George Orwell, The Politics of Literary Reputation" and the forthcoming, "George Orwell: Scenes From an Afterlife"Originally Aired: 4/25/2002

Be sure to also check out:Here are some previous Think Tank programs that may be of interest.Whatever Happened to Socialism? aired 6/13/2002The Commanding Heights aired 3/22/2002Does Liberalism Have a Future? aired 4/25/1999Send us your thoughts Think Tank is made possible by generous support from the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation, and the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation.©Copyright 2003 Think Tank.

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