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America’s Reckless Response To Terror: Conversation with Stephen Holmes, Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law, New York University School of Law by Harry Kreisler, February 15, 2008

This interview is part of the Institute's "Conversations with History" series, and uses Internet technology to share with the public Berkeley's distinction as a global forum for ideas.

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes NYU law professor Stephen Holmes for a discussion of the Bush administration's response to the 9/11 attack. He analyzes the motivations behind policies, examines the interplay between politics and ideas, and highlights the implications for American democracy. He also addresses the options available to the the next president in confronting the tragic errors of the Bush administration.

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