The Politics of 9/11

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photoWhen Vice President Dick Cheney warned his audience this past Tuesday that the "wrong" vote in November would increase the likelihood of another terrorist attack, Democrats cried foul.

Cheney defenders argue that, above all else, this November's presidential election is about who will make Americans more secure, and that Cheney said bluntly what both presidential candidates have been hinting at all along.

Tune in to hear a discussion on how the spectre of 9/11 is shaping modern American politics.


Jonathan Schell, Nation Institute fellow

Christopher Hedges, New York Times reporter

David Rivkin, National Review Online columnist

Carroll Doherty, associate director, Pew Research Center

This program aired on September 10, 2004.


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