Thursday, September 13, 2007

Podcast: Jack Goldsmith on The Terror Presidency

goldsmithcov.jpgToday we talk with Jack Goldsmith, the author of the new book The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment Inside the Bush Administration. Goldsmith was the former Assistant Attorney Gerneral, Office of Legal Counsel whose duty it was to "advise President Bush what he could and could not do...legally." During the interview, he discusses his new book, how the war on terror is being strangled by lawyers, the response to 9/11, the detainee and torture disputes, the Bush Administration's theory of executive power, and what the next President needs to know.

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