Readers' Review: "1984" by George Orwell

Readers' Review: "1984" by George Orwell

The year 1984 has come and gone. But the nightmarish vision of George Orwell's novel is as timely as ever. Diane and her guests discuss this classic book originally published in 1949.

The year 1984 has come and gone. But the nightmarish vision of George Orwell's novel is as timely as ever. Diane and her guests discuss this classic book originally published in 1949.

Guests

David Cole

professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and author of "The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable". Previous books include "Less Safe, Less Free," and "Terrorism and the Constitution."

Bruce Fein

former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-contra hearings, and founding partner with the Lichfield Group

Kate Lehrer

author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."

Please familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct and Terms of Use before posting your comments.

Our address has changed!

The Diane Rehm Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.