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photoThe romance of Empire. In the saga on the battle against Iraq and the war on terror, a distinct storyline has started to emerge. Of good and evil. Of Bush the Bold versus Saddam the Bad. Is this a Hollywood epic or the new reality of the 21st century? And is America painting its acts of aggression as the world's salvation?

Guests:

Thomas de Zengotita, contributing editor, Harper's Magazine and author of "The Romance of Empire and the Politics of Self-Love" in the July issue of Harper's Magazine

This program aired on July 28, 2003.

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