For our October Readers’ Review: a novella that became an instant classic when it was written nearly two centuries ago. It is the ghostly tale of a lanky loner and a headless horseman. Some even call it the first American horror story. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving.
A panel talks about the latest news on the military campaign in Afghanistan, the search for Osama bin Laden and efforts to shut down the al Qaeda network.
- Michael Vickers director of strategic studies at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, and former CIA officer and Army Special Forces officer
- Robin Wright journalist, author and foreign policy analyst at the United States Institute of Peace. Her most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."
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