David Beito and Philippe Sands will be the featured guests on the Scott Horton Show at Antiwar Radio, Thursday, May 15.
David Beito will be discussing his recent article in the Kansas City Star, “Battle Over Eminent Domain Is Another Civil Rights Issue” at 12:15PM Eastern.
Philippe Sands will be discussing his new book, Torture Team: Rumsfeld's Memo and the Betrayal of American Values at 1:15PM Eastern.
David T. Beito is Associate Professor of History at the University of Alabama. He received his Ph.D. in history at the University of Wisconsin in 1986. Professor Beito is the author of Taxpayers in Revolt: Tax Resistance during the Great Depression and From Mutual Aid to the Welfare state: Fraternal Societies and Social Services, 1890-1967. An urban and social historian, he has published in the Journal of Southern History, and the Journal of Urban History, among other scholarly journals. He is currently writing a biography of Dr. T. R. M. Howard, a black civil rights pioneer, entrepreneur, and mutual-aid leader.
Philippe Sands is an international lawyer, professor of law, and Director of the Center on International Courts and Tribunals in the Faculty at University College London. He is the author of Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules and is a frequent commentator on news and current affairs programs including CNN, MSNBC, and BBC World Service. He has been involved in many leading international cases, including the World Court trial of Slobodan Milosevic and the treatment of British detainees at Guantanamo Bay.