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Civilizing Torture: An American Tradition

February 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Click here to RSVP: Civilizing Torture: An American Tradition Civilizing Torture places the controversy around “enhanced interrogation tactics” that dominated the national conversation during the War on Terror in a larger context throughout American history. The work underscores that Americans have acquiesced to the use of torture during “emergencies” far more often than the national conscience … Continue reading Civilizing Torture: An American Tradition

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