| Apr 22, 2008
In the play "Embedded," Tim Robbins' 2003 satire about the Iraq invasion, a thinly veiled Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz shout with Nazi-like gusto, "Hail Leo Strauss!" and get sexually aroused at the prospect of international conquest. During the post-9/11 age of neo-phobia, when an irrational fear of anything that might be called "neoconservative" gripped the nation, such critiques passed as intelligently nuanced.
| Apr 30, 2009
| 9:32 AM
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| Oct 6, 2009
| 8:49 AM
Former assistant secretary of defense and chairman of the Defense Policy Board Richard Perle returns to Extension 720 to discuss the current state of American foreign policy. Topics covered in this discussion include the buildup to the Iraq war, the...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The great filmmaker Frank Capra once spoke of the duty of the film director.
The filmmaker speaks to an audience alone in the dark for two hours. This is a great power and the filmmaker has the responsibility to leave his audience better off for...
| Jan 30, 2012
Organizing the G-8 and NATO summits is like preparing for a hurricane. You can't entirely control the outcome, and any violence could be catastrophic for the city, the mayor and the president.
Leslie Fox, the first person selected to run the May 19-21...