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Palin and Obama, A Clash of Civilizations - Bernard-Henri Lévy

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/09/25/Arianna_Huffington_and_Bernard-Henri_Levy_at_the_LAPL French philosopher and journalist Bernard-Henri L?vy describes the 2008 U.S. Presidential election as a "clash of civilizations" between two competing world views, respectively embodied by Barack Obama and Sarah Palin. ----- One of the world's leading intellectuals revisits his political roots, scrutinizes the totalitarianisms of the past, as well as those on the horizon, and argues powerfully for a new political and moral vision for our times - ALOUD at the LAPL This program is part of the Los Angeles Public Library's ALOUD speakers and authors program. Bernard-Henri Levy is a philosopher, journalist, activist, and filmmaker. He was hailed by Vanity Fair magazine as "Superman and prophet: we have no equivalent in the United States." Among his dozens of books are American Vertigo, Barbarism with a Human Face, and Who Killed Daniel Pearl? His writing has appeared in a wide range of publications throughout Europe and the United States. His films include the documentaries Bosna! and A Day in the Death of Sarajevo. L?vy is co-founder of the antiracist group SOS Racism and has served on diplomatic missions for the French government.
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