Religion scholar Karen Armstrong and political satirist Christopher Buckley on this edition of Fresh Air
. Armstrong is the author of the best selling books The Battle for God
, and The History of God
. She'll discuss the religious history of the Middle East, and the significance of the region to the people there. Buckley was George Bush Sr.s speechwriter from 1981-1983 when Bush served as Vice President. The son of William F. Buckley, he is the author of the political satire, Thank you for Smoking
which poked fun at everything and everyone associated with the tobacco industry - from anti-smoking advocates to tobacco company executives. Buckley is the editor of Forbes' FYI
magazine. He'll discuss the presidential campaign from the perspective of a Bush supporter. (Broadcast Date: November 1, 2000)
Then, hear titles from Christopher Buckley.
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