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Veteran Journalist Robert Scheer To Discuss the Politics of National Security and the Influence of the Defense Industry at Nixon Library October 9 at 7:30 p.m.


In Yorba Linda October 9 at 7:30 p.m.

October 1: Robert Scheer, editor-in-chief of Truthdig.com, will visit the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum for a free public talk October 9 at 7:30 p.m. about his new book The Pornography of Power. Scheer, known for his syndicated newspaper column and his commentary on Santa Monica radio station KCRW, was a 2007 winer of the Webby award for best political blog.
The event at the Nixon Library is free and open to the public. Reservations are acccepted at (714) 983 9120 or at nixon@nara.gov.
The Pornography of Power is an examination of the role of the defense industry and hawkish politicians in shaping U.S. policies. Publishers Weekly says that “readers will be galvanized by his incendiary account” and Vanity Fair calls it a “searing polemic.”

More information about The Pornography of Power is available online at the publisher’s Web site at http://www.twelvebooks.com/books/porno_power.asp

 

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