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In this first segment of our interview, Michael Berube discusses David Horowitz and the “academic bill of rights.” He talks about what happened in Pennsylvania after the passage of some Horowitz-sponsored legislation, and thinks that Horowitz may have helped the cause of academic freedom by motivating science faculty who, he says, “sat out the culture wars of the 90s.” He suggests that history may judge Horowitz as “somewhere between a provocateur and a buffoon.”

You can play a good quality streaming version in the vodpod player at right, or after a short delay you can get downloadable quicktime and mpg at the links below:

Quicktime version (.mov)
Windows version (mpeg-1) (highest quality)



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