Saturday, December 6, 2008

How the War on Terror Turned into A War on American Values


From UC TV, Harry Kreisler interviews Jane Mayer.

In her book, "The Dark Side", she explains how, under the direction of Vice President Cheney and his Assistant David Addington, the Bush administration, contrary to American history and tradition, implemented a policy of torture and rendition in violation of U.S. and international law. She also describes the resistance within the government and the military to these actions.

Jane Mayer is an American investigative journalist who has been a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine since 1995. In recent years, she has written extensive articles for that publication on Dick Cheney, the bin Laden family, and the US government's controversial policy of extraordinary rendition. About 56 min.

Click here to download or listen to mp3 Total Duration 1:46:39.


An excerpt from "Destined for Destiny: The Unauthorized Autobiography of George W. Bush." About 22 min.
Also an excerpt from Dana Milbank's book, "The Strange and Scary Tribes that Run Our Government, Homo Politicus." About 27 min.

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