Post-Impeachment Ethics

GUESTS: SISSELA BOK * Author, _Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life_ * Author, _Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation Common Values_ * Distinguished Fellow, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies NAT HENTOFF * Syndicated Columnist, "The Washington Post" * Columnist, "The Village Voice" JEAN BETHKE ELSHTAIN * Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics, University of Chicago Divinity School * Author, _Augustine and the Limits of Politics_ Some of President Clinton's critics say his hair-splitting legalisms in the impeachment trial sent the wrong moral message to the country. Is the President the nation's moral leader? Have events in Washington given an air of acceptabilty to lies and half-truths? Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at the country's ethical climate on the next "Talk of the Nation" from NPR News.



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