WAMC Speakers Corner
10:08 am
Thu October 30, 2008

In Conversation with.... John R. MacArthur 10/30/08

Albany, NY –

Alan Chartock talks to MacArthur about his most recent book, You Can't Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America.

John R. "Rick" MacArthur is a journalist, author, and the publisher of Harper's Magazine. He has written three books:

Second Front: Censorship and Propaganda in the 1991 Gulf War (Hill and Wang,1992)
The Selling of "Free Trade": Nafta, Washington, and the Subversion of American Democracy (Hill and Wang, 2000).
You Can't Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America (Melville House Publishing, 2008).

Interviewer Alan S. Chartock is the President of WAMC Northeast Public Radio, as well as political observer, on-air host, and Executive Producer of National Productions, WAMC's in-house production wing. From time to time, Alan speaks with newsmakers, lawmakers, artists, and other unique people who's stories should be told. Read Alan's blog, or visit him on Myspace.

More of WAMC's In Conversation With... series can be found here.

Other excellent In Conversation With... interviews include:
Alan Chartock speaks with Ralph Nader
Alan Chartock speaks with Ken Burns
Alan Chartock speaks with Greg Palast