From 2 to 4 p.m. today, the station will air the war debate that occured yesterday at the Times Festival of Books between Robert Scheer, Christopher Hitchens, Mark Danner and Michael Ignatieff. The topic: "U.S. and Iraq One Year Later: Right to Get In? Wrong to Get Out?" Steve Wasserman, editor of the LAT Book Review, moderated. From the KCRW release:
Robert Scheer: Syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Times; co-host of KCRW's Left, Right & Center; and co-author of "The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told us About Iraq."
Christopher Hitchens: Longtime columnist resigned from The Nation magazine for his views on Iraq; noted author, opinion maker and reporter.
Mark Danner: Writer for The New Yorker magazine.
Michael Ignatieff: Carr Professor of Human Rights Practice, the Director of the Carr Center of Human Rights Policy at Harvard University and a noted writer on human rights issues.