Why Terrorism Works

WED, DEC 4, 2002 (1:28:44)

Renowned criminal defense and civil rights attorney Alan M. Dershowitz shares insights from his new book, Why Terrorism Works, on understanding and responding to terrorism. The youngest tenured Harvard Law School professor in history and best-selling author of Supreme Injustice, Chutzpah, and Reversal of Fortune, among others, Dershowitz outlines a frank and controversial agenda to combat terror on American soil and around the world. How did America become so vulnerable? What can we do to stop terror without compromising civil liberties?

+ BIO: Alan Dershowitz

Professor Alan M. Dershowitz is Brooklyn native. He is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Dershowitz, a graduate of Brooklyn College and Yale Law School, joined the Harvard Law School faculty at age 25 after clerking for Judge David Bazelon and Justice Arthur Goldberg. He has also published more than 100 articles in magazines and journals such as The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post. The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, The Nation, Commentary, Saturday Review, The Harvard Law Review and the Yale Law Journal, and more than 300 of his articles have appeared in syndication in 50 national daily newspapers.

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