Apr 22, 2007
Welcome to Episode 31 of Light On Light Through ... in which we discuss what it means when a Presidential candidate's favorite book is I .F. Stone's The Trial of Socrates ... It means John Edwards loves history and philosophy, has intellectual daring, is concerned about what can go wrong in a democracy, is an opponent of censorship, and a friend of diversity and tolerance ... When was the last time we had a President with such qualities? John F. Kennedy?
Plus flashes ... Jack Thompson at it again with his nonsense about videogames ... NBC was wrong to air the Virgina Tech killer's tape...
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The Plot to Save
Socrates - my latest novel
"challenging fun" - Entertainment Weekly
"Da Vinci-esque thriller" - New York Daily News