Hart also wants Democrats to stand up and say they made a mistake when they voted for the war and to beg the American people to forgive them. "What's at stake," says Hart, "is not just the leadership of the Democratic Party and the nation but our nation's honor, our nobility, and our principles."
Hear a conversation with senator Gary Hart about the war in Iraq and the Democrats' silence.
Gary Hart, former presidential candidate and senator from Colorado
David Ignatius, columnist for The Washington Post
Jack Beatty, On Point News Analyst
This program aired on August 29, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.