Wednesday, May 10, 2006

  • Brandeis University Takes Down Palestinian Youth Art Exhibit Mounted by Israeli Jewish Student


    An art exhibit at Brandeis University featuring 17 paintings by Palestinian youths was removed by university officials last week, after several complaints from students. We speak with the Israeli Jewish student who organized the exhibit and the director of Brandeis University’s International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life. [includes rush transcript]

  • House of War: James Carroll on the Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power


    We speak with James Carroll–one of Boston’s best-known writers–about his new book, "House of War: The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power." In it, Carroll examines the growth of the military industrial complex since World War II and his personal connection to the Pentagon. [includes rush transcript]

  • Should Boston College Award Condoleezza Rice An Honorary Degree? A Debate


    Last week, Boston College announced that Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice would be speaking at this year’s commencement ceremony on May 22nd where she would also be receiving an honorary law degree. Over 200 faculty members have signed a letter in opposition. We host a debate between two Boston College professors on both sides of the issue. [includes rush transcript]