Alan Dershowitz; John Edgar Wideman; Richard Haass

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Monday 10/17/1994

High-profile defense attorney Alan Dershowitz examines the negative effects of false abuse defenses on true cases of abuse in the "The Abuse Excuse," and comments on the O. J. Simpson trial. Author John Edgar Wideman shares his new book, "Fatheralong: A Meditation on Fathers and Sons, Race and Society," which examines how race is intrinsic to the bond between black fathers and sons. Diplomat Richard Haass comments on U.S. military actions in Haiti and Iraq, and shares his book, "Intervention: The Use of American Military Force in the Post-Cold War World."