Ten Commandments in America

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photoFor nearly two decades Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent Chris Hedges has covered conflicts in Latin America, the Middle East, and the Balkans. In his bestselling book "War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning," he reflected on the appeal of war to the human psyche.

Now, he is offering his meditations on America, its religious and moral core through the prism of the Ten Commandments. "The commandments do not protect us from evil," he says. "They protect us from committing evil."

Tune in for a conversation with Chris Hedges on the Ten Commandments and how they dictate morality in America today.


Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and award-winning author of "War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning." His new book is "Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America."

This program aired on June 15, 2005.


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