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.


  • Bruce Fein former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-contra hearings, and founding partner with the Lichfield Group
  • 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."
  • Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."

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